To avoid public infamy Piso committed suicide.
After ages have held up Phalaris to infamy for his excessive cruelty.
the royal Hypaspistae) played a great part in the first wars of the successors, and covered themselves with infamy by their betrayal of Eumenes.
Between the dates of these two great books appeared La Voix de Guernesey, a noble and terrible poem on the massacre of Mentana which branded and commemorated for ever the papal and imperial infamy of the colleagues in that crime.
It wasn't until he faked his own grandmother's death, however, that he shot right up into reality TV villain infamy.
A vessel owned in Newburyport having taken a cargo of slaves from Baltimore to New Orleans, he characterized the transaction as an act of "domestic piracy," and avowed his purpose to "cover with thick infamy" those engaged therein.
Everything seemed to be going well for Spears professionally, but her personal life was beginning a fast and steep dive from the heights of fame, to the depths of infamy.
Losing physical custody of her kids is just one more sign that Britney Spears' life is continuing its nosedive from the high heights of fame to the low depths of infamy.
Better to die renowned for chastity, Than live with shame and endless infamy.
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The high road to the woolsack was now open, but his defection from his former path has stamped his character with general infamy.
Remnants of the group went into hiding, and the day remains in infamy in both Christian and world history.
Nelson: ' I've never heard such infamy.
From the depths of industrial Cleveland the Dead Boys found infamy on the New York scene around the club CBGB's.
They further gained lasting infamy for their supposed part in rounding up rebels for the dreaded " bloody assize " .
The company achieved infamy three years ago when several of its advertisements were banned by Hello!
While Dessalines massacred the French in Cap Haitien, winning infamy among white historians, the mulattos plotted.
such infamy may not be far off for Liam Frost.
To have been defeated under such circumstances would have been a source of lasting infamy to any naval officer in the world.
Having quickly established his own infamy among the graffiti elite and built a reputation for blazing trails.
North Inch achieved a certain infamy as the site of the Battle of the Inch, organized by Robert III in 1396.
Villehardouin does not in the least conceal the fact that the pope ("l'apostoilles de Rome," as he calls him, in the very phrase of the chansons) was very angry with this; for his own part he seems to think of little or nothing but the reparation due to the republic, which had loyally kept its bargain and been defrauded of the price, of the infamy of breaking company on the part of members of a joint association, and perhaps of the unknightliness of not taking up an adventure whenever it presents itself.
Miley Cyrus, daughter of one hit wonder country crooner Billy Ray Cyrus (whose Achy Breaky Heart lives on in infamy) had a meteoric rise to fame, thanks to the Disney Channel favorite Hannah Montana show.
believe that the British government is capable of such infamy may be tempted to vent their anger on the messenger.
Now, after hard knocks and trials, their legacy rests not on music but on the infamy of a tabloid frenzy.
His gritty and often downright spiteful contributions soon earned all the wrong sort of headlines and won United infamy for their base approach.
Their infamy is painted in lurid colours by contemporary writers of the 1st century B.C., and by a strange irony the work, or, rather, fragments of the work of one of these assailants of the later Maccabees, has achieved immortality by finding a covert in the chief manifesto that was issued on behalf of one of the earlier members of that dynasty.
Campbell himself made the extraordinary declaration that to engage in a duel which could not be declined without infamy (i.e.
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