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notoriety Sentence Examples

  • It did not, however, attain to great notoriety until in 1830 an anonymous article (by E.

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  • The following day, Mr. Rupert Youngblood gained more notoriety, appearing on a national television morning show.

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  • Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.

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  • In 427 Cleon gained an evil notoriety by his proposal to put to death indiscriminately all the inhabitants of Mytilene, which had put itself at the head of a revolt.

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  • 1861) has come into wide notoriety as the author, in particularly beautiful Danish, of a series of stories of a pronouncedly sexual type, among which Maria (1894) has been the most successful.

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  • Island Magee had, besides antiquarian remains, a notoriety as a home of witchcraft, and was the scene of an act of reprisal for the muchdisputed massacre of Protestants about 1641, by the soldiery of Carrickfergus.

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  • Like Gretna Green, Coldstream long enjoyed a notoriety as the resort of runaway couples, the old toll-house at the bridge being the usual scene of the marriage ceremony.

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  • It was probably in connexion with this market that the "kind gallows of Crieff" acquired their notoriety, for they were mostly used for the execution of Highland cattle-stealers.

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  • His financial work brought him a less enviable notoriety, though a curious freak of history has deprived him of the credit which is his due for "Morton's fork."

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  • His financial work brought him a less enviable notoriety, though a curious freak of history has deprived him of the credit which is his due for "Morton's fork."

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  • Its policy "was to avoid notoriety and public attitudes; to secure privileges without attracting needless 1 A collection of these laws was published in his General History of Connecticut (London, 1781), by the Rev. Samuel Peters (1735-1826), a Loyalist clergyman of the Church of England, who in 1774 was forced by the patriots or Whigs to flee from Connecticut.

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  • As a member of the Duma he attained a certain notoriety by impassioned speeches and appeals for root-and-branch reform, but he was never conspicuous for steady work or constructive statesmanship. When the first Revolutionary Government was formed people were astonished to hear that Kerensky had been nominated Minister of Justice.

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  • The writers of the silver age found fault with his prolixity, want of sparkle and epigram, and monotony of his clausulae.4 A certain Largius Licinius gained notoriety by attacking his Latinity in a work styled Ciceromastix.

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  • Even the London street dogs, as Sydney Smith said, joined with O'Connell in barking" God save the Queen."Oxford seems to have been craving for notoriety; but it may be doubted whether the jury who tried him did right to pronounce his acquittal on the ground of insanity.

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  • To no town has the memory of one famous son brought wider notoriety than that which the memory of William Shakespeare has brought to Stratford; yet this notoriety sprang into strong growth only towards the end of the 18th century.

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  • The government sent Engelstbou,, General Weyler, of Cuban notoriety, to deal with the i See Church~and State in Spain.

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  • In the wars against the English in the 14th and 15th centuries and the religious wars of the 16th century the town had its full participation; and in 1665 it acquired a terrible notoriety by the trial and execution of many members of the nobility of Auvergne who had tyrannized over the neighbouring districts.

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  • Zobeir (q.v.), a Sudanese Arab, was probably the one man who could have withstood successfully the Mandi_ Owing to Zobeir's notoriety as a slave-raider Gordon's request was refused.

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  • In 1879 the village of Knock in the south-east acquired notoriety from a story that the Virgin Mary had appeared in the church, which became the resort of many pilgrims.

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  • Bradlaugh, who had attained some notoriety for an Bradlan b aggressive atheism, claimed the right to make an affirmation of allegiance instead of taking the customary oath, which he declared was, in his eyes, a meaningless form.

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  • Both are insignificant, but the place has gained notoriety from being the nominal terminus in British territory of the railway across the northern Shan States to the borders of Yunnan, with its present terminus at Lashio.

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  • The first to acquire notoriety was the duchess of Chateauroux, the third sister of one family who held this position.

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  • These forests enjoyed until quite recent times an unenviable notoriety as the campingground and lurking-place of footpads and other disorderly characters.

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  • His perfect openness, the notoriety of his bankruptcies and of the seizure of his books and furniture in execution, kept him before the world as a model of dissipation.

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  • Three of the early fellows gained notoriety, at least locally.

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  • Their fourth child, John, attained some notoriety.

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  • Even the churches offered little opposition to the excesses of persons in authority, and in many instances the clergy, both Protestant and Catholic, acquired an unenviable notoriety for their readiness to overlook or condone actions which outraged the higher sentiments of humanity.

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  • A minister, Rudolph Todt, and Rudolph Meyer criticized the moral and economic doctrines of Liberalism; his writings led to the foundation of the ChristlichSoziale-Arbeilerverein, which for a few years attained considerable notoriety under the leadership of Adolph Stocker.

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  • It deserves to be noted here that the former, the theology of the Aufklarung, was, like that of the deists, destined to a short-lived notoriety; whereas the solid, accurate and scholarly researches of the rationalist critics of Germany, undertaken with no merely polemical spirit, not only form an epoch in the history of theology, but have taken a permanent place in the body of theological science.

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  • The Andaman colony obtained a tragical notoriety from the murder of the viceroy, the earl of Mayo, by a Mahommedan convict, when on a visit to the settlement on the 8th of February 1872.

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  • They brought themselves into notoriety by excommunicating the philosopher - an act of weak self-defence on the part of men who had themselves but recently been admitted to the country, and were timorous of the suspicion that they shared Spinoza's then execrated views.

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  • A similar notoriety attached to Saffron Hill on the eastern confines of the borough.

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  • He gained some notoriety in 1650 by restoring to life a woman who had been hanged for infanticide.

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  • It gained, however, such a scandalous notoriety for disorder that it was discontinued in 1855, the rights being purchased for £3000.

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  • His brother, Giovanni Filoteo Achillini (1466-1533), was the author of Il Viridario and other writings, verse and prose, and his grand-nephew, Claudio Achillini (1574-1640), was a lawyer who achieved some notoriety as a versifier of the school of the Secentisti.

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  • An English clergyman named William Jackson, a man of infamous notoriety who had long lived in France, where he had imbibed revolutionary opinions, came to Ireland to nogotiate between the French committee of public safety and the United Irishmen.

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  • The Basuto acquired an unenviable notoriety as a race of bold cattle lifters and raiders, and the emigrant Boers found them extremely troublesome neighbours.

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  • It was apparent the old man was feeling much more chip­per, reveling in his notoriety.

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  • Giuseppe Balsamo - for such was the "count's" real name - gave early indications of those talents which afterwards gained for him so wide a notoriety.

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  • The fogs of London have a peculiar and perhaps an exaggerated notoriety.

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  • Pomponius Atticus, was born about 102 B.C. He was aedile in 67, praetor in 62, and for the three following years propraetor in Asia, where, though he seems to have abstained from personal aggrandizement, his profligacy and ill-temper gained him an evil notoriety.

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  • After a severe struggle, de la Gardie's party prevailed; and its triumph was marked by that general decline of personal and political morality which has given to this regency its unenviable notoriety.

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  • The impulses that promoted a vein of thought cognate to deism were active both before and after the time of its greatest notoriety.

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  • Here again he failed, but with enhanced reputation as a fighting politician and with other consequences good for notoriety.

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  • But he threw himself with ardour into the conflict of opinion, and soon gained a national notoriety.

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  • The following day, Mr. Rupert Youngblood gained more notoriety, appearing on a national television morning show.

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  • Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.

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  • It was apparent the old man was feeling much more chip­per, reveling in his notoriety.

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  • These facts hardly comport with your picture of a shady confidence-trickster in search of cash or notoriety.

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  • Wallace the lion was to achieve high notoriety at the infamous ' Lion Fight ' in Warwick.

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  • And at the last Olympics, Britain's swimmers earned a certain notoriety for, shall we say, world-class partying.

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  • This storm has acquired a certain notoriety for several reasons.

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  • He neither sought nor enjoys the notoriety that it brought.

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  • This station was garrisoned by the 41 st Native Infantry, a regiment which gained an unenviable notoriety in the Mutiny.

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  • It was the resulting press coverage from his time here that gained him worldwide notoriety.

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  • However, fish was often in short supply with the result that fish queues gained considerable notoriety.

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  • Nicosia As the last divided city in Europe, Nicosia enjoys a certain degree of international notoriety.

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  • Three years ago Claire gained national notoriety by making outstanding predictions on ITV's show of the same name.

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  • notoriety rating.

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  • notoriety in the press.

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  • notoriety in the 1960s when it was used as a weekend retreat by the Kray Twins.

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  • notoriety of the case.

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  • notoriety with the mothers of Invention in the late Sixties, Zappa recorded soundtracks for a couple of B-movies.

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  • notoriety with the publication of " The Picture Of Dorian Gray " .

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  • A dance remix of the song is reported to be gaining notoriety in the holiday resort of Ibiza.

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  • remix of the song is reported to be gaining notoriety in the holiday resort of Ibiza.

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  • Inspired by Miss Gangster's notoriety and as her own popularity soars, Angel soon reveals her strength, discovering her legacy.

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  • Whether its notoriety represents a triumph or a tragedy depends on your point of view.

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  • In the wars against the English in the 14th and 15th centuries and the religious wars of the 16th century the town had its full participation; and in 1665 it acquired a terrible notoriety by the trial and execution of many members of the nobility of Auvergne who had tyrannized over the neighbouring districts.

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  • Giuseppe Balsamo - for such was the "count's" real name - gave early indications of those talents which afterwards gained for him so wide a notoriety.

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  • An English clergyman named William Jackson, a man of infamous notoriety who had long lived in France, where he had imbibed revolutionary opinions, came to Ireland to nogotiate between the French committee of public safety and the United Irishmen.

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  • The Andaman colony obtained a tragical notoriety from the murder of the viceroy, the earl of Mayo, by a Mahommedan convict, when on a visit to the settlement on the 8th of February 1872.

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  • To no town has the memory of one famous son brought wider notoriety than that which the memory of William Shakespeare has brought to Stratford; yet this notoriety sprang into strong growth only towards the end of the 18th century.

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  • It was probably in connexion with this market that the "kind gallows of Crieff" acquired their notoriety, for they were mostly used for the execution of Highland cattle-stealers.

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  • They brought themselves into notoriety by excommunicating the philosopher - an act of weak self-defence on the part of men who had themselves but recently been admitted to the country, and were timorous of the suspicion that they shared Spinoza's then execrated views.

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  • A similar notoriety attached to Saffron Hill on the eastern confines of the borough.

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  • The Basuto acquired an unenviable notoriety as a race of bold cattle lifters and raiders, and the emigrant Boers found them extremely troublesome neighbours.

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  • The overwhelming love-tragedy of Tristan and Isolde is hardly less perfect, though the simplicity of its action exposes its longueurs to greater notoriety than those which may be found in Die Meistersinger.

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  • It has obtained notoriety from the conglomerates along certain bands containing gold, when they constitute the famous " banket."

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  • The fogs of London have a peculiar and perhaps an exaggerated notoriety.

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  • To this last district a curious alternative name, Alsatia, was given, probably in the 17th century, with reference to its notoriety as a hiding-place of debtors.

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  • His perfect openness, the notoriety of his bankruptcies and of the seizure of his books and furniture in execution, kept him before the world as a model of dissipation.

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  • He took an active part in the levee-en-masse, and in November 1793 was given the task of establishing the revolutionary government in the departments of Meuse and Moselle, where he gained an unenviable notoriety by ordering the execution of the sentence of death decreed by the revolutionary tribunal on some young girls at Verdun who had offered flowers to the Prussians when they entered the town.

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  • Even the London street dogs, as Sydney Smith said, joined with O'Connell in barking" God save the Queen."Oxford seems to have been craving for notoriety; but it may be doubted whether the jury who tried him did right to pronounce his acquittal on the ground of insanity.

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  • His scientific life was now over, his political life was to begin; in the notoriety of that political life his great scientific and philosophical knowledge was to be forgotten, the high position he had given up denied, and he himself scoffed at as an ignorantcharlatan, who had sold quack medicines about the streets of Paris, and been glad to earn a few sous in the stables of the comte d'Artois.

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  • Island Magee had, besides antiquarian remains, a notoriety as a home of witchcraft, and was the scene of an act of reprisal for the muchdisputed massacre of Protestants about 1641, by the soldiery of Carrickfergus.

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  • In 1879 the village of Knock in the south-east acquired notoriety from a story that the Virgin Mary had appeared in the church, which became the resort of many pilgrims.

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  • He was for a time politically associated with Lord Randolph Churchill, Sir Henry Drummond Wolff and Sir John (then Mr) Gorst, the quartette becoming known as the "Fourth Party," and gaining notoriety by the freedom of the criticisms directed by its leader, Lord Randolph Churchill, against Sir Stafford Northcote, Lord Cross and other prominent members of the "old gang."

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  • Even the churches offered little opposition to the excesses of persons in authority, and in many instances the clergy, both Protestant and Catholic, acquired an unenviable notoriety for their readiness to overlook or condone actions which outraged the higher sentiments of humanity.

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  • A minister, Rudolph Todt, and Rudolph Meyer criticized the moral and economic doctrines of Liberalism; his writings led to the foundation of the ChristlichSoziale-Arbeilerverein, which for a few years attained considerable notoriety under the leadership of Adolph Stocker.

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  • He appears to have disavowed his Roman Catholic opinions just after the accession of Edward VI., but having been chosen a member of parliament in 1547 he gained notoriety by his opposition to the act of uniformity in 1548.

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  • 1861) has come into wide notoriety as the author, in particularly beautiful Danish, of a series of stories of a pronouncedly sexual type, among which Maria (1894) has been the most successful.

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  • The writers of the silver age found fault with his prolixity, want of sparkle and epigram, and monotony of his clausulae.4 A certain Largius Licinius gained notoriety by attacking his Latinity in a work styled Ciceromastix.

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  • Pomponius Atticus, was born about 102 B.C. He was aedile in 67, praetor in 62, and for the three following years propraetor in Asia, where, though he seems to have abstained from personal aggrandizement, his profligacy and ill-temper gained him an evil notoriety.

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  • The first to acquire notoriety was the duchess of Chateauroux, the third sister of one family who held this position.

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  • After a severe struggle, de la Gardie's party prevailed; and its triumph was marked by that general decline of personal and political morality which has given to this regency its unenviable notoriety.

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  • How far the extraordinary corruption of private morals which has gained for the restoration period so unenviable a notoriety was owing to the king's own example of flagrant debauchery, how far to the natural reaction from an artificial Puritanism, is uncertain, but it is incontestable that Charles's cynical selfishness was the chief cause of the degradation of public life which marks his reign, and of the disgraceful and unscrupulous betrayal of the national interests which raised France to a threatening predominance and imperilled the very existence of Britain for generations.

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  • It did not, however, attain to great notoriety until in 1830 an anonymous article (by E.

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  • The impulses that promoted a vein of thought cognate to deism were active both before and after the time of its greatest notoriety.

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  • It deserves to be noted here that the former, the theology of the Aufklarung, was, like that of the deists, destined to a short-lived notoriety; whereas the solid, accurate and scholarly researches of the rationalist critics of Germany, undertaken with no merely polemical spirit, not only form an epoch in the history of theology, but have taken a permanent place in the body of theological science.

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  • These forests enjoyed until quite recent times an unenviable notoriety as the campingground and lurking-place of footpads and other disorderly characters.

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  • He gained some notoriety in 1650 by restoring to life a woman who had been hanged for infanticide.

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  • Early in life Richard Savage acquired notoriety by his dare-devilry and dissipation, and he was, too, one of the most conspicuous rakes in the society of the period.

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  • Cangrande died in 1319, being succeeded by his nephew Martino, and Marsiglio soon began to meditate treachery; he negotiated with the Venetians in 1336, and in the following year he secretly introduced Venetian troops into Padua, arrested Alberto della Scala, Martino's brother, then in charge of the town, and thus regained the lordship. He died in 1338, and was succeeded by his relative Ubertino, a typical medieval tyrant, who earned an unenviable notoriety for his murders and acts of treachery, but was also a patron of the arts; he built the Palazzo dei Principi, the castle of Este, constructed a number of roads and canals, and protected commerce.

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  • Bradlaugh, who had attained some notoriety for an Bradlan b aggressive atheism, claimed the right to make an affirmation of allegiance instead of taking the customary oath, which he declared was, in his eyes, a meaningless form.

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  • It gained, however, such a scandalous notoriety for disorder that it was discontinued in 1855, the rights being purchased for £3000.

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  • His brother, Giovanni Filoteo Achillini (1466-1533), was the author of Il Viridario and other writings, verse and prose, and his grand-nephew, Claudio Achillini (1574-1640), was a lawyer who achieved some notoriety as a versifier of the school of the Secentisti.

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  • Both are insignificant, but the place has gained notoriety from being the nominal terminus in British territory of the railway across the northern Shan States to the borders of Yunnan, with its present terminus at Lashio.

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  • Here again he failed, but with enhanced reputation as a fighting politician and with other consequences good for notoriety.

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  • But he threw himself with ardour into the conflict of opinion, and soon gained a national notoriety.

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  • The government sent Engelstbou,, General Weyler, of Cuban notoriety, to deal with the i See Church~and State in Spain.

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  • As a member of the Duma he attained a certain notoriety by impassioned speeches and appeals for root-and-branch reform, but he was never conspicuous for steady work or constructive statesmanship. When the first Revolutionary Government was formed people were astonished to hear that Kerensky had been nominated Minister of Justice.

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  • Zobeir (q.v.), a Sudanese Arab, was probably the one man who could have withstood successfully the Mandi_ Owing to Zobeir's notoriety as a slave-raider Gordon's request was refused.

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  • Like Gretna Green, Coldstream long enjoyed a notoriety as the resort of runaway couples, the old toll-house at the bridge being the usual scene of the marriage ceremony.

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  • In 427 Cleon gained an evil notoriety by his proposal to put to death indiscriminately all the inhabitants of Mytilene, which had put itself at the head of a revolt.

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  • Its policy "was to avoid notoriety and public attitudes; to secure privileges without attracting needless 1 A collection of these laws was published in his General History of Connecticut (London, 1781), by the Rev. Samuel Peters (1735-1826), a Loyalist clergyman of the Church of England, who in 1774 was forced by the patriots or Whigs to flee from Connecticut.

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  • A dance remix of the song is reported to be gaining notoriety in the holiday resort of Ibiza.

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  • Inspired by Miss Gangster 's notoriety and as her own popularity soars, Angel soon reveals her strength, discovering her legacy.

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  • Whether its notoriety represents a triumph or a tragedy depends on your point of view.

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  • Cleopatra may be the earliest example of someone wearing permanent cosmetics, but the popularity and safety of the procedure has come along way since the Egyptian Queen's eyeliner gained notoriety.

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  • Their notoriety comes from their versatility and color payoff.

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  • With her penchant for wild, head-turning styles, it's no wonder that Cher 80s makeup looks also enjoyed some notoriety and popularity.

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  • Monster Joust Madness - Joust your way to notoriety in this anime war game.

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  • While there is no actual prize, they claim that winning will earn you some level of notoriety.

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  • In recent years, Tom Cruise has gained a lot of notoriety for his strong support of Scientology.

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  • Nationally knows as TomKat, they gained notoriety after Tom bounced on the couch at The Oprah Winfrey Show like a giddy child.

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  • Cruise's lawyers struck back with this little gem: "This unqualified television performer who is obviously just looking for notoriety is so grotesquely unprofessional as to pretend to diagnose Tom and others without ever meeting them."

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  • They work steadily and enjoy a small level of notoriety without being thrust into the limelight.

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  • Actress Christina Hendricks may have originally achieved notoriety because of her stunning curvaceous body, but through her acting talents she's proven that she's more than just someone to look at.

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  • Since she gained great notoriety as one of the co-stars of Friends, the paparazzi seem to have made it their priority to follow her around to catch as many of the Jennifer Aniston oops moments as possible on film.

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  • The cruise line, which gained notoriety in the late 1970s, when it was cast as TV's "Love Boat," is one of the premiere sailing companies in the world.

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  • She is the author of a book entitled Hungry, and she has gained much notoriety for her work as a size 12+ model, and has even graced the cover of Harper's Bazaar.

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  • Despite the fact that it was released on the Dreamcast, a system that bit the dust and buried Sega as a console designer, its notoriety was untouchable.

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  • While the World Series of Poker includes many games, the one that has achieved the most notoriety is the $10,000 buy-in no-limit Texas Hold 'Em tournament.

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  • Sonoma doesn't get the press and notoriety of its eastern neighbor but they don't want to be Napa.

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  • Dancing Matt first received his notoriety dancing on a home video created for friends and family as he traveled abroad.

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  • In addition to a broad selection, you also will be able to sometimes take advantage of the notoriety that comes with a large, and well-established, dance studio.

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  • Certain restaurants have gained notoriety for serving special dishes that will send women into labor.

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  • Two factors play a big part in this notoriety.

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  • Gaining initial notoriety as a faculty member of LVI, a prestigious cosmetic dentistry school, Dr. Bernstein met further success when he was a featured dentist on Extreme Home Makeover.

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  • The bar gets a boost in business for the night, and the local ladies gain a little notoriety.

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  • Some contests are major events that draw the same type of sponsorship and notoriety as the Miss America or Miss USA pageants.

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  • While Micro bikinis may not be the most popular form of bathing suit, their evolution has certainly received a level of notoriety for brazen sexiness.

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  • Here are at least some of the top 5 fashion for females in the 80s - those that had a strong impact and still resonate strongly today, either for their notoriety or their beauty!

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  • While the most well-known designers are often among the priciest (such as Tiffany's or Harry Winston) that notoriety is more because of the quality of the stones and metals they use rather than the actual designing of the ring.

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  • You're ambitious and depending on the other aspects of your chart, you could attain celebrity status or notoriety for deeds or acts.

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  • The brainchild of James Cameron (of well-known Titanic notoriety), the Avatar movie background has been in the works for much longer than many know.

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  • Characters in westerns are required to wear a bandana, a cowboy hat and boots, buckskins and ride a faithful steed for notoriety around the town.

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  • Whatever reason a movie line has earned notoriety, there are numerous different places to learn about them.

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  • Her exotic and often cruel tastes extended to other areas of her life as well, but it was her murders of many virgin girls that brought her notoriety throughout Europe.

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  • In 1987, the Chupacabra again gained notoriety when another series of killings took place throughout Puerto Rico.

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  • Although there are many historic mansions that are reputed to be haunted, there are several that have gained a notoriety of their own.

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  • For Bruno Magli shoes, however, the notoriety did the world of good.

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  • Michael Ausiello gained notoriety with television fans for his columns and articles on the TV Guide website.

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  • The character of Elena has received particular notoriety, as she is strongly portrayed as a confident woman who does not allow herself to be controlled by men or peer pressure.

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  • Coming from modest roots and a childhood filled with sexual abuse, Oprah embarked on a television career that led to worldwide notoriety today.

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  • Also, because of UCLA's notoriety, the UCLA Spirit Squad spends a fairly substantial amount of time making public appearances representing the University at charitable events and other venues.

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  • They would gain only a small amount of notoriety in the New England scene.

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  • However, it was this first tape that earned the band some notoriety.

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  • Eric Clapton has gained notoriety as a singer, songwriter, composer, and most of all, guitarist.

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  • New bands sometimes start out as cover bands, and then move on to original material once the band has gained some notoriety in the music world.

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  • Morgan's abrasive style of disregard and invasiveness toward celebrities won him notoriety not only in England, but across the world.

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  • Her notoriety from working at True Tattoo gave Kat Von D her big break.

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  • The Jon Gosselin bio tells the story of a man who went from obscurity to notoriety, all in the glare of the reality TV lights.

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  • VH1 decided to capitalize on well known ladies' man Ray J's new found notoriety, and in February 2009 the first season of For The Love of Ray J debuted.

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  • Some Star Trek cast members earned their notoriety on Star Trek, and in some cases actors have made the decision to leave the show to avoid being typecast.

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  • While there are certainly practical benefits, other professional volleyball athletes recognize that there is an element of notoriety to the skimpy attire.

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  • As the World Wide Web gained notoriety within governmental and academic sectors, aspiring businesses knew having a web presence was essential for long-term longevity and sustainability.

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  • Pitchblende attained considerable notoriety towards the end of the 19th century on account of two important discoveries.

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  • The overwhelming love-tragedy of Tristan and Isolde is hardly less perfect, though the simplicity of its action exposes its longueurs to greater notoriety than those which may be found in Die Meistersinger.

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  • It has obtained notoriety from the conglomerates along certain bands containing gold, when they constitute the famous " banket."

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  • To this last district a curious alternative name, Alsatia, was given, probably in the 17th century, with reference to its notoriety as a hiding-place of debtors.

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  • He took an active part in the levee-en-masse, and in November 1793 was given the task of establishing the revolutionary government in the departments of Meuse and Moselle, where he gained an unenviable notoriety by ordering the execution of the sentence of death decreed by the revolutionary tribunal on some young girls at Verdun who had offered flowers to the Prussians when they entered the town.

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  • His scientific life was now over, his political life was to begin; in the notoriety of that political life his great scientific and philosophical knowledge was to be forgotten, the high position he had given up denied, and he himself scoffed at as an ignorantcharlatan, who had sold quack medicines about the streets of Paris, and been glad to earn a few sous in the stables of the comte d'Artois.

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  • Early in life Richard Savage acquired notoriety by his dare-devilry and dissipation, and he was, too, one of the most conspicuous rakes in the society of the period.

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  • Cangrande died in 1319, being succeeded by his nephew Martino, and Marsiglio soon began to meditate treachery; he negotiated with the Venetians in 1336, and in the following year he secretly introduced Venetian troops into Padua, arrested Alberto della Scala, Martino's brother, then in charge of the town, and thus regained the lordship. He died in 1338, and was succeeded by his relative Ubertino, a typical medieval tyrant, who earned an unenviable notoriety for his murders and acts of treachery, but was also a patron of the arts; he built the Palazzo dei Principi, the castle of Este, constructed a number of roads and canals, and protected commerce.

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  • Pitchblende attained considerable notoriety towards the end of the 19th century on account of two important discoveries.

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  • He was for a time politically associated with Lord Randolph Churchill, Sir Henry Drummond Wolff and Sir John (then Mr) Gorst, the quartette becoming known as the "Fourth Party," and gaining notoriety by the freedom of the criticisms directed by its leader, Lord Randolph Churchill, against Sir Stafford Northcote, Lord Cross and other prominent members of the "old gang."

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  • He appears to have disavowed his Roman Catholic opinions just after the accession of Edward VI., but having been chosen a member of parliament in 1547 he gained notoriety by his opposition to the act of uniformity in 1548.

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