The sense of smell has fallen into disrepute, and a deaf person is reluctant to speak of it.
In its three last sessions it was destined to sink into gradual disrepute; and it was ultimately swept away by a wave of popular reaction, as remarkable as that which had borne it into power.
For this end, disrepute and poverty are advantageous, in so far as they drive back the man upon himself, increasing his self-control and purifying his intellect from the dross of the external.
The governing council, which had been organized to represent him in Germany, fell rapidly into disrepute, and exercised no restraining influence on those princes who might desire to act on Luther's theory that the civil government was supreme in matters of Church reform.
He was succeeded by his sons Hippias and Hipparchus, by whom the tyranny was in various ways brought into disrepute.
Arguments for a preMaccabean date may be derived (a) from the fact that the book contains apparently no reference to the Maccabean struggles, (b) from the eulogy of the priestly house of Zadok which fell into disrepute during these wars for independence.
It provided punishments up to 20 years' imprisonment for anyone who published " any language intended to bring the form of Government of the United States or the Constitution into contempt, scorn, contumely and disrepute."
For as for poverty, painful toil, disrepute, and such evils as men dread most, these, he argued, were positively useful as means of progress in spiritual freedom and virtue.
To prevent the University being brought into serious disrepute.
The publication of a papal bull in 1850 establishing a Roman hierarchy in England brought the High Church party, of whom Wilberforce was the most prominent member, into temporary disrepute.
In this instance, however, prejudice (and it is difficult to believe that it was anything else) was right, for King James's first venture does not appear to have been a success either as a race-horse or as a sire, and thus Arabian blood was brought into disrepute.
This farce brings the sport into total and utter disrepute.
disrepute charges against Swansea City on March 11.
disrepute for a time.
One can be jailed for bringing the president into disrepute in any way, even tho his behavior may be thoroughly disreputable.
Members of your Faculty may wish to ask questions of a management who have brought their institution into such public disrepute.
employer into disrepute or for activities outside work is always a difficult case.
stations into disrepute.
These incidents are often of such a nature as to bring ufology into popular disrepute.
was an enthusiastic bowler, unfortunately encouraging by example wagering and playing for high stakes, habits that ultimately brought the green into as general disrepute as the alley.
A generation ago all this literature was in disrepute; but it has been revindicated, and its substantially historical character is now recognized on all hands (see E.
In later times the art fell into disrepute, and the saying of Cato the Censor is well known, that he wondered how one haruspex could look another in the face without laughing (Cic. De div.
You will not by any act or omission do anything, which might bring GCap or its radio stations into disrepute.
However, apparently, said cox is going to be reported to the headmaster for bringing the name of the school into disrepute.
disrepute with a public increasingly alienated from the democratic process.
disrepute in some way in the court.
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