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  • I did not mean to impugn Brom's judgment, only I am impatient beyond reason; we have so little time, and each new thing you must learn reduces that which you can master during your tenure here.†   (source)
  • People tend to get defensive when the integrity of their national sport is impugned.†   (source)
  • "You impugn my father's reputation!†   (source)
  • I'm sure Mr. McLean was not impugning your honor, Mr. Alexander.†   (source)
  • Longstreet's longtime friendship with Grant figured prominently in his embrace of pro-Union Reconstruction efforts, much to the chagrin of diehard rebels, who soon began an active series of revisionist attacks on the great southern general, attempting somewhat successfully to impugn his reputation as a leader and paint him as a coward.†   (source)
  • But now both my bravery and my loyalty have been impugned.†   (source)
  • This is an enjoyable thing to do and to discuss, but it will never impugn the basic respect we give one another; it will never distort our humanity.†   (source)
  • Not being able to impugn her beauty, they attacked her costume.   (source)
  • Sometimes I believe it is precisely his intent to provoke me into impugning myself.†   (source)
  • She would see to it that Ser Osmund was the one to discover his brother with the little queen; that way the loyalty of the other two Kettleblacks need not be impugned.†   (source)
  • Prof went on, "I must first answer the gentleman member from North America on a matter of personal privilege since he has impugned my fellow countrymen.†   (source)
  • I impugn nothing, only tell you what I expect.†   (source)
  • The court does not dispute this status nor impugn their actions.†   (source)
  • You dare impugn my honor after how I've kept our bargain?†   (source)
  • Basically, it just certifies that Y.T. is not a terrorist, Communist (whatever that is), homosexual, national-symbol desecrator, pornography merchant, welfare parasite, racially insensitive, carrier of any infectious disease, or advocate of any ideology tending to impugn traditional family values.†   (source)
  • For Naphta, in response to what had admittedly been something of a challenge, immediately went on the attack, impugning the Latin poet whom Settembrini, as they all knew, idolized, indeed ranked above Homer; whereas on more than one occasion Naphta had shown a caustic disregard of Virgil and of the Latin poets in general—and promptly and maliciously used this opportunity to do so again.†   (source)
  • For a man whose trade was to keep people alive, he had certainly done poorly in his own family; and a bright doctor who within three years loses his wife and his little boy should perhaps be prepared to see either his skill or his affection impugned.†   (source)
  • Not being able to impugn her beauty, they attacked her costume.†   (source)
  • Herr Naphta would rather impugn art than admit it could make a human being of even the worst reprobate.†   (source)
  • Do you impugn my bravery, Madame?†   (source)
  • Since then, he hath become an active and earnest agitator, a murmurer, and a machinator, and a leader amongst those who impugn our authority; not considering that the rule is given to the Master even by the symbol of the staff and the rod—the staff to support the infirmities of the weak—the rod to correct the faults of delinquents.†   (source)
  • It has since materially altered in both countries, but not so much as to impugn the truth of the author's observation.†   (source)
  • It is a hardy question, fair sir and Boss, since it doth go far to impugn the wisdom of even our holy Mother Church herself.†   (source)
  • the Venetian law cannot impugn you as you do proceed†   (source)
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