Self-styled sentence example

self-styled
  • It was probably through the influence of the French court, still intriguing against England, that the marriage between Charles (now self-styled count of Albany) and Princess Louise of Stolberg was arranged in 1772.

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  • The execution of Robespierre on the 28th of July had ended the Terror, and Babeuf - now self-styled "Gracchus" Babeuf - defended the men of Thermidor and attacked the fallen terrorists with his usual violence.

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  • But perhaps the most convincing testimony to the presence of this ineradicable naturalism is afforded by the Latin songs of wandering students, known as Carmina Burana, written by the self-styled Goliardi.

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  • Petrarch, who in politics was no less visionary than Rienzi, hailed the advent of a founder and deliverer in the self-styled tribune.

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  • Here we have joker and self-styled fashion guru Mr. C Williams ' contribution to Newport culture.

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  • We've let celebrity publicists, political spin doctors and self-styled media relations gurus become the public face of PR.

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  • And even self-styled modernist buildings are beginning to look a trifle derivative and dated.

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  • Not bad for a drunkard with ' shot ' knees who was deemed unworthy to play for the self-styled biggest club in the world.

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  • True it is that there were not wanting other men in these islands whose common sense refused to accept the metaphorical doctrine and the mystical jargon of the Quinarians, but so strenuously and persistently had the Laster asserted their infallibility, and so vigorously had they assailed any who ventured to doubt it, that most peaceable ornithologists found it best to bend to the furious blast, and in some sort to acquiesce at least in the phraseology of the self-styled interpreters of Creative Will.

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  • Now half the adverts on TV are for dubious products and behaviors touted by self-styled experts.

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  • The hand of history made good the mythical claims of a self-styled Order by the patronage of an exiled monarch.

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  • Peter and Ilona, she says, were always eager to curry favor with self-styled spiritual leaders.

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  • There, between 1854 and 1856, one would have found the first self-styled humanist organization in Britain.

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  • Airport developments are usually controversial and invariably pitch the self-styled guardians of the environment against the advocates of economic growth.

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  • Beach Blanket Babylon can best be described as a self-styled hoot revue of singing and dancing that spoofs pop culture with hats.

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