At Rome he married a beautiful but unprincipled woman, Lorenza Feliciani, with whom he travelled, under different names, through many parts of Europe.
But while admitting that his means were sometimes unprincipled, it must be recollected that his real ends were high and noble.
unprincipled people have seen a demand among the public for a conservative opposition.
unprincipled campaigners in the business.
The Lib Dems are simply the most unprincipled campaigners in the business.
~He died, on his way from the former place to Isfahan, and was succeeded by Jiafir, son of Sadik,i who reigned at Shiraz, assisted in the government by an able but unprincipled kalantar, or head magistrate, named Hajji Ibrahim.
Hitherto few perhaps had divined in the unprincipled adventurer, who shared in the debauches of the imperial drunkard, the talents of a born ruler.
He was ambitious and self-seeking, but unstable and unprincipled, and, lacking the fine qualities of his brothers, excelled neither in war nor in peace.
However she did not get on well with her husband's family, who were very poor and made her do menial work, until at last her beauty attracted Francesco, the grand duke's son, a vicious and unprincipled rake.
If she did, she could hardly conclude that Lemass was an unprincipled charlatan.
A patent of 1604 created Henry Howard (1540-1614), younger son of Surrey the poet, earl of Northampton, a peerage which ended with the death of this, the most unprincipled of his house.
At the Dutch university, where he matriculated on the 27th of October 1745, he associated with a small knot of English youths, afterwards well known in various circles of life, among whom were Dowdeswell, his subsequent rival in politics, Wilkes, the witty and unprincipled reformer, and Alexander Carlyle, the genial Scotchman, who devotes some of the pages of his Autobiography to chronicling their sayings and their doings.
This unprincipled adventurer, even before Catherine's death in September 1548, paid indelicate attentions to Elizabeth.
What is more, the American Party if it drives unprincipled factionalism out of its midst will grow and flourish.
lordly power, and reckless or unprincipled patronage.
unprincipled men " whose conduct oppressed him.
unprincipled means: Third section was corrupted by imposing Michael supporters on lists, against the wishes of constituencies.
unprincipled theoretical bloc signifies giving oneself bad credentials as a Marxist.
If it were not so unprincipled and shameful it would be laughable and pathetic.
Said one of his editors: Bob is rude, crude, unlettered, and totally unprincipled in the ordinary sense.
We also have principles, even the most apparently unprincipled will have areas to which they are not prepared to go.
wiles of an unprincipled woman!
The government remained in the hands of Cardinal Bakocz till his death in 1521, when the supreme authority at court was disputed between the lame palatine Istvan Bathory, and his rival, the eminent jurist and orator Istvan Verbdczy (q.v.), - both of them incompetent, unprincipled place-hunters, - while, in the background lurked Janos Zapolya (see John (Zapolya), King Of Hungary), voivode of Tran sylvania, patiently waiting till the death of the feeble and childless king (who, in 1522, married Maria of Austria) should open for him a way to the throne.
and his unprincipled compact with the papacy largely accounted for the degeneracy of the English hierarchy and the laxity of ecclesiastical discipline.
Note that he is called righteous, in contrast to the " unprincipled men " whose conduct oppressed him.
Ambitious and unprincipled people have seen a demand among the public for a conservative opposition.
Unprincipled means: Third section was corrupted by imposing Michael supporters on lists, against the wishes of constituencies.
Appealing to ' inconsistency ' as justification for an unprincipled theoretical bloc signifies giving oneself bad credentials as a Marxist.
Given the nature of this layer in the movement, they are inevitably prone to unprincipled compromise.
Do not allow your own good judgment to be overcome by the wiles of an unprincipled woman !
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