"I'll larn ye to come inter a decent neighborhood an' slander its women.
We might say, 'so slander any man friend as to expect him to do this or that unworthy thing for you.']
If we said that 'optimates' signified the men who bribed and abused office under the banner of the Senate and its connections, and that 'populares' meant men who bribed and abused office with the interests of the people outside the senatorial pale upon their lips, we might do injustice to many good men on both sides, but should hardly be slandering the parties.
he may slander a few more eminent characters, he may go on to deride venerable and holy institutions, he may stir up more discontent and sedition, but he will have no peace of mind within ...
"Don't mind me," said Ralph; "I was just talking, as usual, at random, and slandering the sex.
Don't you go for to slander Trehayne.
"What's the matter with it?" replied D.K.T. "The matter with it," spoke Mr. Wilbram terribly, "is that it slanders my wife.
Men of reflection felt that no well-regulated mind can ever engage in slandering one person for the purpose of elevating another.
And they say the head lady of themprioress, or abbess, as they called herwithstood him, and cursed him, in the name of the Lord, for a hypocrite who robbed harmless women under the cloak of punishing them for sins they'd never committed (for they say, sir, he went up to court, and slandered the nuns there for drunkards and worse).
This is for all: [Sidenote: beguide] I would not, in plaine tearmes, from this time forth, Haue you so slander any moment leisure, [Sidenote: 70, 82] As to giue words or talke with the Lord Hamlet: Looke too't, I charge you; come your wayes.
"'But such proceeding is worthy of Friar Rodriguez, who, following his system of confusing a part with the whole, tries to condemn another's book, and mistakes the rays of the sun for the sun itself, all with the purpose of slandering the author and calling him Freemason.
349, n. 2; said to have slandered, iv.
What is to keep a member of the legislature from slandering people? State five powers which can be exercised only by the senate.
He used to give way to violent anger and slandered Julia as a stepmother, while upon Augustus he heaped abundant reproaches in the matter of his paternal inheritance.
The Spanish women at the factory had slandered her native place.
But he was accused of slandering the clergyhe had called them corrupt; of having neglected the duties of hospitality, for he dined generally alone; of having used expressions unbecoming of the house of God, for he was severe and sarcastic; of having encroached on the jurisdiction of foreign bishops in having shielded a few excommunicated monks; and of being guilty of high treason, since he had preached against the sins of the empress.
Godfrey Mills, had, as could be proved by witnesses, slandered the prisoner in an abominable manner, and the prosecution were not intending for a moment to attempt to establish the truth of his slander.
Couldst thou know How they have slandered thee, heaped curse on curse!
"The best way is, to slander Valentine."Ib., p. 83.
A PARTIAL MAN Is the opposite extreme to a defamer, for the one speaks ill falsely, and the other well, and both slander the truth.
Blind madness his haughty stomach spurred, And he slandered the Godhead with sinful word, And strutting in pride he blasphemed, the crowd Of servile courtiers applauding loud.
A member of the first-seated and highest class amongst the judges, muffled like the rest, but the tone of whose voice, and the stoop of whose person, announced him to be more advanced in years than the other two who had before spoken, arose with difficulty, and said with a trembling voice, "The child of the cord who is before us, has been convicted of folly and rashness in slandering our holy institution.
He made his first mistake by slandering Schumann, not knowing the A B C of a woman's heart.
But do not let the slandering Devil slander to you that blessed word, Duty, and make you afraid of it, and shrink from it, as if it meant something burdensome, and troublesome, and thankless, which you suppose you must do for fear of punishment, while you have a right to see how little of it you can do, and try to be let off as cheaply as possible.
They sold indulgences, they invented pious frauds, they were covetous under pretence of poverty, they had become luxurious in their lives, they slandered the regular clergy, they usurped the prerogatives of parish priests, they enriched their convents, they accommodated themselves to the wishes of the great, and were marked by those peculiarities of which the Jesuits were accused in the time of Pascal.