How To Use Obloquy In A Sentence

  • Some of this obloquy does, however, belong to publishers.
  • We would have our eyes upon that too, so to circumstantiate all our duties, as they may have least offence in them, and be exposed to least obloquy of men, 1 Pet. ii. The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
  • I can't exactly say that I know the man, but on the occasions that I have met him I have been very struck by the difference between his manner and the amazing volleys of obloquy and abuse that have been flung at him.
  • It is a modern, sentimental fiction always to ladle virtue over the working-class characters and obloquy over the rich ones.
  • On the other hand, if he hangs on, the result will be certain obloquy: he will be fated to be remembered as the man who lost America.
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  • His widow might continue to hold her pious faith in him, and refuse to believe that his name merited obloquy; his child knew better. The Whirlpool
  • But no one, as far as I know, ever asks what series of events brought Hester to Massachusetts, where so much obloquy is heaped on her.
  • The person who finally managed to bring obloquy to the ‘science’ of eugenics was of course Adolf Hitler.
  • It cannot hurt for the dictator to be held up to obloquy and censure for the use of gas.
  • He didn't mind public debate and obloquy, but he hated personal spite and family quarrels.
  • He supports her, and she has escaped the obloquy of old-maidism. Not Pretty, but Precious
  • Lady Hamilton's reputation has never fully recovered from the public obloquy heaped on her for her affair with Nelson, which led ultimately to her lonely and impoverished death in Calais from alcoholism.
  • To flinch was to earn obloquy, possibly for life.
  • Lord Justice Sedley said: "It seems that the making of a public sacrifice to deflect press and public obloquy, which is what happened to the appellant, remains an accepted expedient of public administration. Your Local Guardian | Wimbledon
  • He dishes out obloquy to former tutors and students and treats the reader to vainglorious self-congratulation.
  • The crucifixion of the two robbers with Jesus was a sort of topstone of obloquy and disgrace contrived by His murderers with the double object of further humiliating Him in the eyes of the people, and of adding poignancy to His own agony. Our Master Thoughts for Salvationists about Their Lord
  • He shrugged his shoulders as if the obloquy were a tangible load that could be shifted. Reels and Spindles A Story of Mill Life
  • The abolitionists have been labouring for the last fifteen years, in season and out of season, in the midst of obloquy and reproach, in the midst of mobs and various kinds of opposition, to establish the conviction that slave-holding is a sin, and that the slaveholder is a sinner, and ought to be treated as such. Uncle Tom's Companions: Or, Facts Stranger Than Fiction. A Supplement to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Being Startling Incidents in the Lives of Celebrated Fugitive Slaves.
  • It seems that the making of a public sacrifice to deflect press and public obloquy, which is what happened to the appellant, remains an accepted expedient of public administration, The Latest From
  • In 1842 Mr. Greeley began to print in his paper one column daily of matter on Fourierite topics, written by Albert Brisbane, and occasionally these theories were defended in his editorial columns, and he thereby gained a certain amount of obloquy from which he did not readily recover. Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 4 of 8 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History
  • I do not mean to suggest that these wide receivers are uniquely deserving of obloquy.
  • He has rivalled in obloquy Marx himself, with the additional effect of being a much more nearly present danger. Economic Policy and the Liberal Left
  • Behind all the hysterical and gaudy obloquy is the suspicion that each could have been everything he ever promised he would be - and, in the common imagination, still can be.
  • She can't be referring to obloquy in general, since it is her campaign that is firing out slurs and false allegations at an astonishing pace.
  • I have had enough obloquy for one lifetime.
  • Amid national and international obloquy and mockery, progress could only be made very discreetly.
  • First spotted at the beginning of the second millennium in a Latin-to-Anglo-Saxon glossary under the heading “Concerning Tools of Farmers,” it is now “a term of obloquy.” No Uncertain Terms
  • The European democracies have received, with overwhelmingly good reason, much obloquy for their failure to take effective measures against fascism in the 1930s.
  • She walked towards me with a look of anger and obloquy on her face.
  • But his stubbornness during the last months of the war caused resentment after the war and some obloquy.
  • Napalm's employment in the Vietnam war attracted particular obloquy.
  • The first alternative is hard, but the second too grievous for impaired powers of endurance; I must therefore find what expression I may, and tell you how my life has been beshrewed ever since, a boy of twelve, I first incurred the obloquy of being shy. Apologia Diffidentis
  • The two motives to which I refer are poverty and fear of social obloquy.
  • In recent days there has been a great deal of ill-informed comment about our Deputy Prime Minister’s penchant for the game of croquet; he has suffered obloquy and had contumely poured over him – and dried contumely is a devil to brush off one’s jacket. The Bonkers Code
  • They often flirted with public obloquy and social danger.
  • Erasmus Darwin's fate, his chronic diseases, strenuous urging of social and organic progress, and posthumous obloquy, were too close for comfort to his grandson's hopes and fears.
  • Moreover, the moral obloquy involved will normally be likely to be rather less than in what have been styled ‘truly criminal’ cases.
  • The "Manchester school" of political economy has long since passed into reproach if not obloquy with people for whom a byword is a potent weapon, and perhaps the easiest they can handle, and Seven English Cities
  • Many current leaders of public opinion are blind to the implications of global insecurity and they risk the obloquy of history - we must be sure that they do not take us with them.
  • Jackson has spent his last three albums in a spitting rage about perceived harassment, character assassination and general obloquy.
  • I know of no government that would risk public ire and obloquy by attempting to tax that ‘imputed income.’
  • The two found that they shared beliefs - and the burden of obloquy for what they believed.

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