Calhoun was the incarnation of Southern public opinion,--bigoted, narrow, prejudiced, but intense in its delusions and loyal to its dogmas.
No narrow bigot he: his reasoned view Thy interests, England, ranks with thine, Peru!
"Erasmus, who was an unbigoted Roman Catholic, was transported with this passage.
I shall only add, that Erasmus, who was an unbigotted Roman Catholick, was so much transported with this Passage of Socrates, that he could scarce forbear looking upon him as a Saint, and desiring him to pray for him; or as that ingenious and learned Writer has expressed himself in a much more lively manner: When I reflect on such a Speech pronounced by such a Person, I can scarce forbear crying out, Sancte Socrates, ora pro nobis: O holy Socrates, pray for us.
Vassene il valoroso in se ristretto, E tacito e guardingo al rischio ignoto E sostien della selva il fero aspetto, E 'l gran romor del tuono e del tremoto; E nulla sbigottisce; e sol nel petto Sente, ma tosto il seda, un picciol moto.
bigote, m., mustache.
It is an indelible disgrace to England, that such a manifestly bigoted and narrow-minded policy should have been allowed to continue so long; and I am fully persuaded that this enactment, which, there is little doubt, originated in sectarianism, perpetuates a degree of rancorous feeling in the minds of people there, that is sufficient to account for the disaffection and tendency to rebellion that ever and anon displays itself; and that to remove this blister, and allow the application of these funds to all creeds alike, would be to restore peace, and convert doubtfully-affected communities to allegiance.
From the place where we came to the Volga, is a journey of five days northward to the first villages of the Greater Bulgaria, and I am astonished to think how the Mahometan religion should have travelled thither; as from Derbent, on the extreme borders of Persia, it is thirty days journey to pass the desert and ascend along the Volga into Bulgaria, and in the whole track there are no towns, and only a few villages where the Volga falls into the Caspian; yet these Bulgarians are the most bigotedly attached to the religion of Mahomet, of any of the nations that have been perverted to that diabolical superstition.
Los guerreros del claustro dicen que pusieron mano una noche a sus espadas de granito, y dieron que hacer a los que se entretenian en pintarles bigotes con carbon.
Let me walk no slave or bigot,--God's untrammelled, fearless child!
The king and his peers, deriding him, called him afterwards Bigoth, or Bigot, instead of Rollo. "
Unde Normanni," adds the writer, who brings his history down to the year 1137, "adhuc Bigothi dicuntur."
Le Philosophisme et le Bigotisme se traitent comme les chiens et les loups; cependant leurs especes se rapprochent, et produisent des monstres."
In religion he was a bigot,--not a fanatic. "
Singularly enough, it is very difficult for the voice to "go flat" on the bigotphone.
When we held our Yuletide revels in the manor house, and the old walls rang with the laughter and merriment of the whole hamlet (for farmers as well as labourers honoured us), it occurred to me that the bigotphones, which had been lying by in a cupboard for about a twelvemonth, might amuse the company.
The truth is, that like everything else which appears harsh and unaccountable in nature, it was an excess of the materials for good, working in an over-active and inexperienced manner; but knowing this, we are bound, for the sake of the good, not to retard its improvement by ignoring existing impieties, or blind ourselves to the perpetuating tendencies of the bigotries of great men.
The strong good sense of the baron was evinced in the manner in which he adapted his tactics to the nature of the army and the situation of the country, instead of adhering with bigotry to the systems of Europe.
It was the battle of reason and truth against prejudice and bigotry,--the battle of a new enlightenment of general interests against the selfishness of unenlightened classes.
Bigotry.--The word Bigotry pervades almost all the languages of Europe, but its etymology has not been satisfactory to Noah Webster.
Though he had to deal with bigots, he was not himself fanatical.
This want of politeness I was not, however, surprised at, for it is notorious, as has been before observed by an able writer, that, excepting the Church of Rome, "the members of the unestablished Church of England--the Protestant Episcopalian, are the most bigotted, sectarian, and illiberal, in the United States of America.