He was a genial companion, frank and outspoken, and a good man of business.
This way of solving, or passing over, the ultimate problems of thought has had many followers in cultured circles imbued with the new physical science of the day, and with disgust for the dogmatic creeds of contemporary orthodoxy; and its outspoken and even aggressive vindication by physicists of the eminence of Huxley had a potent influence upon the attitude taken towards metaphysics, and upon the form which subsequent Christian apologetics adopted.
In Prague Jerome soon attracted attention by his advanced and outspoken opinions.
In one of his letters home at this period he calls the campaign a "tissue of mismanagement, blunders, errors, ignorance and arrogance"; and outspoken criticism such as this brought him many bitter enemies throughout his career, who made the most of undeniable faults of character.
"How much money do you have, Howie?" asked Martha, the most outspoken of our group.
Here he distinguished himself by his outspoken criticism of the Austrian government, leading the opposition of the duchy to the exactions of the central power.
He was an ardent and outspoken supporter of Clay's compromise measures, and in 1850 he entered President Fillmore's cabinet as attorney-general, serving throughout the administration.
As a matter of fact, no man was more free or outspoken in his criticism of the policy of his employers than this apparently venal writer.
Still more outspoken is the Savoyard vicar in the Emile (1762) of Jean Jacques Rousseau: "Whence do I get my rules of action?
The bitterness of his outspoken invective against the clergy, against all priestcraft and priesthood, was a new feature in deistic literature, and injured the author more than it furthered his cause.
This having no effect, he issued the most outspoken of his works, De septem ecclesiae statibus, in which he reviewed the work of the reforming councils of his time, and, without touching the question of doctrine, championed a drastic reform of life and practice of the church on the lines laid down at Constance and Basel.
Replying, Mr Adams admitted it, closing with the outspoken sentiment: " I must avow to your Majesty that I have no attachment but to my own country " - a phrase which must have jarred upon the monarch's sensibilities.
That the deists appreciated fully the scope of difficulties in Christian theology and the sacred books is not their most noteworthy feature; but that they made a stand, sometimes cautiously, often with outspoken fearlessness, against the presupposition that the Bible is the religion of Protestants.
Alexandre Palhares, a student of Vieira, whose outspoken attack on vice in high places in a sermon preached before Queen Maria led to his exile from court.
In the exercise of these functions Joachim quarrelled with Eustache du Bellay, bishop of Paris, who prejudiced his relations with the cardinal, less cordial since the publication of the outspoken Regrets.
But in 1376-1377 he was known merely as the outspoken critic of the Caesarean clergy and the papacy.
are not only absolutely sincere, but so outspoken that we cannot fail to catch their significance.
According to ancient authorities, the writer was very outspoken in his denunciations, and his relatives considered it necessary to strike out the most offensive passages of the work before it was widely circulated (Quintilian, Instit.
The unusually outspoken and pointed expression, however, of his disinclination to submit to Muscovite duplicity or to "pin-pricks" or "unmannerliness" from France was criticized on the score of discretion by a wider circle than that of his political adversaries.
But the idea of making him responsible for the foreign policy of France could not be realized owing to the necessity under which Louis Philippe lay of courting the goodwill of the powers, whom Bignon had offended by his outspoken writings.
These two books, which are remarkable not merely for their outspoken opinions, but also for their easy versification and powerful imagery, were the forerunners of the German political poetry of 1840-1848.
de la Comp. de Jesus (Paris, 1844-1845, and his Clement XIV et les Jesuites (Paris, 1847), was outspoken and bitter in his condemnation; this provoked Theiner's Gesch.
At the 25th sitting Episcopius and the others cited appeared, when Episcopius surprised the deputies by a bold and outspoken defence of his views, and even went so far as to say that the synod, by excluding the Arminian deputies, could now only be regarded as a schismatic assembly.
Resolutely Protestant in early days and even Calvinistic, it yielded to the suggestions of its episcopal constitution' and sacramental liturgies; and now its theologies range from Calvinism at one extreme to outspoken hatred of Protestantism at the other.
The Ladins, who formed about a quarter of this group, were not affected by irredentism, but looked rather towards German culture, and were to the end outspoken in their Austrianism.
But, outspoken as he was in his criticism of the popular religions, he had no wish to give them up. He stood up for a pure worship of the many gods, and maintained the cause of every old national religion and the ceremonial duties of its adherents.
The story of Alexander's relations with Savonarola is narrated under the latter heading; it is sufficient to say here that the pope's hostility was due to the friar's outspoken invectives against papal corruption and to his appeals for a General Council.
If we believe that these were all real people, with whom Juvenal lived in intimacy, we should conclude that he was most unfortunate in his associates, and that his own relations to them were marked rather by outspoken frankness than civility.
An outspoken opponent of the policy of Manteuffel, he was refused promotion by the Prussian government, and in 1857 accepted the professorship of history at r °Tabingen.
I didn't fit into their mold because I'm so outspoken.
It is not easy to see how Washington survived the year 1775; the colonial poverty, the exasperating annoyances, the outspoken criticism of those who demanded active operations, the personal and party dissensions in Congress, the selfishness or stupidity which cropped out again and again among some of the most patriotic of his coadjutors were enough to have broken down most men.
Robert Herbert Story (1835-1906), principal after Caird of Glasgow University, stood by the side of Lee and Tulloch in their assembly contendings and was an outspoken defender of the National Church against her spoliators from without.
1887), who had been the most outspoken leader of the anti-Austrian party in 1908, was induced to resign his right of succession to the throne.
The ninth has no allusion to determine its date, but it is written with the same outspoken freedom as the second and the sixth, and belongs to the period when the poet's power was most vigorous, and his exposure of vice most uncompromising.
On the 4th of March 1590, as one of the chaplains of Queen Elizabeth, he preached before her a singularly outspoken sermon, and in October gave his introductory lecture at St Paul's, undertaking to comment on the first four chapters of Genesis.
outspoken against the war in Iraq.
No English king again visited Ireland until James II., declared by his English subjects to have abdicated, and by the more outspoken Scots to have forfeited the crown, appealed to the loyalty or piety of the Catholic Irish.
outspoken opponent of the war.
They're outspoken professionals who aren't afraid to speak their minds, cut contestants they don't like, and go up against each other when they disagree.
The outspoken clan runs a popular wedding planning company that specializes in elaborate affairs.
Well-know lawyer Gloria Allred, who has also been outspoken on the Octomom situation, said that it was necessary for the state to step in because the Gosselin kids were too young to look after themselves.
While Krisily didn't end up winning the competition, she did make a big impression on viewers with her outspoken style.
Like most of the other Miami housewives, she is outspoken and outgoing.
Peter Singer is of course somewhat notorious in the bioethics field for his outspoken advocacy of euthanasia.
In the Commons, one of the most outspoken opponents to the Bill was the Recorder of Bristol, Sir Charles Wetherall.
outspoken about genocide than our president " New York Times (17 April ).
outspoken on the issue.
He is politically outspoken early on -- against slavery, for the Irish.
The outspoken man or woman: Everybody hates this person because it appears that he or she is just walking over everyone to win.
They are also outspoken, but usually get along with everybody.
outspoken on the matter.
"Not at seventeen," Julie said quickly, and then looked as if she wished she'd not been so outspoken.
He was outspoken and direct, but why did it sound so much like he had caught her in a lie?
I suppose I'd remember you as an outspoken brat if I hadn't lost a few years of memory.
Gerry was doing a good job of playing along, but Jessi was too outspoken, too unpolished.
blasphemee outspoken of them were chased from city to city for blaspheming the gods.
Perhaps the Purley Gazette & Advertiser is looking for an outspoken columnist.
The Saudi-born bin Laden has been an outspoken critic of the Saudi royal family.
incriminates were highly incriminating toward British anti-war MP George Galloway, an outspoken Blair critic.
outspoken critic of two laws curbing press freedom that were passed by the national assembly on the eve of his murder.
outspoken proponents of the argument for a Third Way.
outspoken criticism would only lead to problems, dismissal, imprisonment, confining in a mental home.
You're known for being quite outspoken with some of your comments.
Individuals who have been too outspoken can be punished in various ways.
Sophia is from Sicily, and is a very outspoken old lady who's mouth often lands her in trouble with daughter Dorothy.
I don't think he would be quite so outspoken if Bally was playing.
That's why I've recently had greater courage to become more outspoken on this particular issue.
Religious education does have one of its most outspoken proponents in the nation's highest office.
Your date might be outspoken online, but more shy in person - or have some tic or habit that drives you crazy in real life.
She may have also been the most outspoken winner, as she caused plenty of controversy after her win by making the public claim that she was unable to gain the status as a model that was promised to her as the ANTM winner.
He is equally outspoken against the war in Iraq.
Each week a man is eliminated by Tiffany, who is assisted by her aggressive and outspoken mother.
Kat is controversial, outspoken, and larger than life, and her tattoo studio in California features several other female tattoo artists.Two other spinoffs have been created.
Yet despite working with many of the movers and shakers he has always retained his edge and remained distinctly outspoken through his ground-breaking work.
Her third novel, Lelia (1833), is in the same vein, a stronger and more outspoken diatribe against society and the marriage law.
The architect Apollodorus of Damascus owed his banishment and death to his outspoken criticism of the emperor's plans.
His cosmopolitanism - which makes him in the modern Imperialist's eyes a "Little Englander" of the straitest sect - led him to deplore any survival of the colonial system and to hail the removal of ties which bound the mother country to remote dependencies; but it was, in its day, a generous and sincere reaction against popular sentiment, and Cobden was at all events an outspoken advocate of an irresistible British navy.
At the meeting of the estates which opened in Paris in October 1356 Le Coq played a leading role and was one of the most outspoken of the orators, especially when petitions were presented to the dauphin Charles, denouncing the bad government of the realm and demanding the banishment of the royal councillors.
An outspoken opponent of the policy of Manteuffel, he was refused promotion by the Prussian government, and in 1857 accepted the professorship of history at r Ã‚°Tabingen.
Augustin Theiner, the librarian at the Vatican, then in disgrace with the pope for his outspoken Liberalism, kept his German friends well informed of the course of the discussions.
In his tragedie-ballet Circe (1576) he did not hesitate to indulge in the most outspoken sarcasm against the king and other members of the royal family.
His sincere belief in the apostolic authority of the see of St Peter, his outspoken assertion of it, the consistency and firmness with which in practice he maintained it (e.g.
On the contrary, he was democratic in his thought, and outspoken in his rebuke of whatever seemed to him antagonistic to the highest freedom.
Frito-Lay's new 100 percent compostable SunChips bags are certainly a leap in the right direction, but many experts have been outspoken on the fact that there are still logistical issues that need to be addressed.
The comedy of the reality series was that the socialites never worked before, plus their outspoken nature made plenty of ordinary folks downright uncomfortable.
The often outspoken Siriano peppered many of his sentences with his favorite word…fierce, which later became his trademark, although he is definitely not the first person to use the adjective.
Role as an activist: Over the years, Crow has been outspoken regarding the war in Iraq, the environment, abortion and global warming.
He was outspoken in his belief that he was being unjustly persecuted and made an example of.
Outrageous, outspoken and one time NBA superstar Dennis Rodman rehabs for his various addictions.
She has always been outspoken about issues she cares about and has spoken out against former American President George W.
Gervais is an outspoken champion for animal rights.
Cruise is outspoken on many topics, and some find his opinions on things such as religion clash with their image of the squeaky-clean young actor he started out as.
He has made donations to many Republican candidates and organizations, and is outspoken in his beliefs.
Because they aren't always so outspoken about their views, many are still known more for their entertainment than their politics.
In addition to excelling in demanding careers in both fields, she is also an outspoken advocate for AIDS/HIV awareness and breast cancer.
Jack Thompson is a Miami-based attorney at law who is an outspoken opponent against violence and sex in video games.
It was said the most militant and outspoken students were there.
Many vegans are very outspoken about their beliefs.
Kelly Ripa is known for being the outspoken, talkative and charming co-host to Regis Philbin on Live with Regis and Kelly.
Since Sir Julian Huxley was so outspoken and bold that it ironically made him the perfect candidate to help form the WWF.
One unique Aquarius characteristic may surprise you since Aquarius is such an outspoken individual.
Dave Ramsey is the most outspoken proponent of this method of debt repayment, although it's not an entirely new strategy.
Since then, his music has a number of commercials for companies like American Express and Bailey's Irish Cream, and he has also become famous for his outspoken political views (and for feuding with Eminem).
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