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  • He'd written extensively about the Cassini project, the faulty mirror on the lens of the Hubble spacecraft, and had been one of the first to publicly decry the Utah cold fusion experiment as a fraud.†   (source)
  • The attack was decried as an outrage, "proof of the diabolical designs" of the administration in London, as Washington said.†   (source)
  • Even as our pastor then, the old Puritan Stanley, denounced the litanies of the saints and the idolatrous prayers of the Papists for Mary, I clung to the words he decried.†   (source)
  • If the Horde were the enemy from without, men like Justin, who decried the Great Romance and spoke of turning the forest over to the Desert Dwellers, were the enemy from within.†   (source)
  • Felicity pushes in, annoying a matron, who decries her rudeness with an "I say!"†   (source)
  • He had become just like the whites he decried.†   (source)
  • Don't decry your own brother, my dear.   (source)
  • How can we decry that which is now the very foundation of our society!†   (source)
  • In letters to the editor he was decried as a "pharisee of liberty," an "imposter."†   (source)
  • The Republicans immediately decried the message as a declaration of war.†   (source)
  • But Justin had decried all that was sacred except Elyon himself.†   (source)
  • Jefferson was decried as a Jacobin, an atheist, and charged with cowardice for having fled Monticello from the British cavalry in 1781.†   (source)
  • In Federalist pamphlets and newspapers, Jefferson was decried as a hopeless visionary, a weakling, an intriguer intoxicated with French philosophy, more a Frenchman than an American, and therefore a bad man.†   (source)
  • Alone at his desk at Poplar Forest, where more than a hundred slaves labored in the fields beyond his window, Jefferson had written one of themost impassioned denunciations of his life, decrying slavery as an extreme depravity: The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions [Jefferson had written], the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other.†   (source)
  • "Oh, no need to decry your industry!" said the stranger, very easy, showing his teeth in a smile.†   (source)
  • She suffered terribly from melancholy, which we can explain at least to some extent when we find her telling us how in the grip of it she would imagine: My lines decried, and my employment thought An useless folly or presumptuous fault: The employment, which was thus censured, was, as far as one can see, the harmless one of rambling about the fields and dreaming: My hand delights to trace unusual things, And deviates from the known and common way, Nor will in fading silks compose,…†   (source)
  • He decried the stupidity of erecting buildings that were Greek, Gothic or Romanesque; let us, he begged, be modern and build in the style that belongs to our days.†   (source)
  • Again, we may decry the color-prejudice of the South, yet it remains a heavy fact.†   (source)
  • I could not bear to hear my old nurse so decried, and made the subject of such a wish.†   (source)
  • Where is the party in opposition that has not been decried as Communistic by its opponents in power?†   (source)
  • When Correggio's Holy Families were admired, they admired Correggio's Holy Families; when he was decried in favour of Velasquez, they sedulously followed suit without any personal objection.†   (source)
  • Of course it was shocking for a married woman to borrow money—and Lily was expertly aware of the implication involved—but still, it was the mere MALUM PROHIBITUM which the world decries but condones, and which, though it may be punished by private vengeance, does not provoke the collective disapprobation of society.†   (source)
  • And it must be remembered that evidence is not to be discredited or decried because it is circumstantial.†   (source)
  • Bodily passion, which has been so unjustly decried, compels its victims to display every vestige that is in them of unselfishness and generosity, and so effectively that they shine resplendent in the eyes of all beholders.†   (source)
  • "I ain't attempting," says he, "to decry the celebrated moral aspect of parental affection, but we're dealing with humans, and it ain't human for anybody to give up two thousand dollars for that forty-pound chunk of freckled wildcat.†   (source)
  • The worship of the senses has often, and with much justice, been decried, men feeling a natural instinct of terror about passions and sensations that seem stronger than themselves, and that they are conscious of sharing with the less highly organised forms of existence.†   (source)
  • But the uncompromising Evangelical did not even now hold that he would have been justified in giving his son, an unbeliever, the same academic advantages that he had given to the two others, when it was possible, if not probable, that those very advantages might have been used to decry the doctrines which he had made it his life's mission and desire to propagate, and the mission of his ordained sons likewise.†   (source)
  • To make a vaunt of being poor was another of the incidents of his splenetic state, though this may have had the design in it of showing that he ought to be rich; just as he would publicly laud and decry the Barnacles, lest it should be forgotten that he belonged to the family.†   (source)
  • Here the pale clergyman piled up his library, rich with parchment-bound folios of the Fathers, and the lore of Rabbis, and monkish erudition, of which the Protestant divines, even while they vilified and decried that class of writers, were yet constrained often to avail themselves.†   (source)
  • It is an unfortunate fact that any particular whim of parents, which might have been dispersed by half an hour's conversation during their lives, becomes sublimated by their deaths into a fiat the most absolute, with such results to conscientious children as those parents, had they lived, would have been the first to decry.†   (source)
  • "Don't decry your own brother, my dear.†   (source)
  • Although our productions have afforded more extensive and unaffected pleasure than those of any other literary corporation in the world, no species of composition has been so much decried.†   (source)
  • He could not at first believe that such a work came from America, and said it must have been fabricated by his enemies at Paris, to decry his system.†   (source)
  • And while the abilities of the nine-hundredth abridger of the History of England, or of the man who collects and publishes in a volume some dozen lines of Milton, Pope, and Prior, with a paper from the Spectator, and a chapter from Sterne, are eulogized by a thousand pens—there seems almost a general wish of decrying the capacity and undervaluing the labour of the novelist, and of slighting the performances which have only genius, wit, and taste to recommend them.†   (source)
  • They have decried all free government as inconsistent with the order of society, and have indulged themselves in malicious exultation over its friends and partisans.†   (source)
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