Scurrilous sentence example

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  • While at Douai he wrote a scurrilous attack on Queen Elizabeth, which caused a riot among the English students.
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  • At a later period he was unjustly described as "a scurrilous party writer," which he certainly was not; but, on the other hand, Johnson spoke of his writing "so variously and so well," and put Robinson Crusoe among the only three books that readers wish longer.
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  • His detractors were noisy and scurrilous.
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  • Although he was not the author of Henry's book against Luther, he joined with his friend, Sir Thomas More, in writing a reply to the scurrilous rejoinder made by the reformer.
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  • Until the 19th century the history of Joan of Arc was almost entirely neglected; Voltaire's scurrilous satire La Pucelle, while indicative of the attitude of his time, may be compared with the very fair praises in the Encyclopedie.
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  • The Verger and I both look forward to meeting you when you visit this country to defend him against these scurrilous accusations.
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  • More first-hand accounts of, or scurrilous gossip about, these events are eagerly awaited and will be linked in.
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  • But O'Grady himself he did not forgive, and the Irishman continued to plague him with what Macdonell called " most scurrilous invective.
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  • He will treat the scurrilous lampoon with noble scorn, reflecting that such things as these are the penalty of greatness.
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  • Soon the local paper was open and even scurrilous in attack.
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  • Ended up in the SFWA suite at a really quite scurrilous story-telling session.
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  • In every Mahommedan and Hindu country the most scurrilous epithet bestowed on a European or a Christian is "a dog," and that accounts for the fact that in the whole of the Jewish history there is not a single allusion to hunting with dogs.
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  • That scurrilous remark was made to try to blight the credibility of the party that I serve.
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  • What they said was " The Truth " were scurrilous lies.
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  • Tne scurrilous motives which Aristophanes suggests for this measure can be entirely disregarded.
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  • The first session was tumultuous; party feeling ran high, and scurrilous and vulgar epithets were bandied to and fro.
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  • After several scurrilous attacks by the Jesuit party, in which coarseness and violence were more conspicuous than ability, in 1607 a new and more successful attempt was made.
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  • While poor, morbid Edgar Allan Poe was writing violent and scurrilous articles upon him, accusing him of plagiarism and other literary misdemeanours, he was delivering enthusiastic lectures to his classes on Poe's poetry.
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  • Gardiner was the first to miss a few days but scurrilous rumors that he was out window shopping have yet to be confirmed.
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  • Neil Doncaster has blasted scurrilous gossip surrounding events behind the scenes at Carrow Road.
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  • Below the surface a vast, scurrilous attack impugned Kerry 's service in the US Navy.
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  • One of these, the Dialogue against Hypocrites, was aimed in a spirit of vindictive hatred at the vices of ecclesiastics; another, written at the request of Nicholas V., covered the anti-pope Felix with scurrilous abuse.
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