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  • The book offers a good historical account untinged by polemics.
  • wrote a paper refuting Christian polemics
  • So long as the assault on his faith was distant and feeble, Middleton, who was no great proficient in polemics, submitted to its effects with the patience and humility of a martyr;
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • The Abbe Gregoire, ex-bishop, ex-conventionary, ex-senator, had passed, in the royalist polemics, to the state of "Infamous Gregoire."
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables

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  • But as happens with any story, the characters took over, beyond polemics and facts.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Prison conditions have a way of tempering polemics, and making individuals see more what unites them than what divides them.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • These polemics had gone on a dozen times a week since well, as far as Cujo was concerned, since forever.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • He hurled overboard all the polemics with which he had protected himself: "Men who never have had the experience of trying, in the midst of an epidemic, to remain calm and keep experimental conditions, do not realize in the security of their laboratories what one has to contend with."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • So long as the assault on his faith was distant and feeble, Middleton, who was no great proficient in polemics, submitted to its effects with the patience and humility of a martyr; but the moment the good father, who felt such concern in his future happiness, was tempted to improve his vantage ground by calling in the aid of some of the peculiar subtilties of his own creed, the young man was too good a soldier not to make head against the hot attack.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Prairie
  • From Da Vinci’s notebook on polemics and speculation," Teabing said, indicating one quote in particular.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • Polemics would ensue; he would have to answer in the papers.
    Gustave Flaubert  --  Madame Bovary
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