Usage examples for notoriety

  1. Judging from what I hear and have seen, her thirst is for notoriety. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Scandal, notoriety must be averted at all costs! – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  3. It had precursors of more or less importance in other countries, but, by the nature of its subject, by its audacious disregard of reigning models, and by its resounding notoriety, it gave the signal for a fresh reconstruction of art and life. – The Youth of Goethe by Peter Hume Brown
  4. Others- and these are very few- are in search of, if not fame, at least notoriety. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  5. Rather more than a year before, while the Clarion was still enjoying a first spurt of success and notoriety, he had, with a certain recklessness which belonged to his character, invested in new and costly machinery, and had transferred the paper to larger offices. – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  6. I was resolved that my future life, my name, his name, should gain a European notoriety. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  7. " I hate all this notoriety. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  8. If the desire of acquiring notoriety, political power, or social distinction often spoils the true character of that sort of benevolence, there is no doubt possible as to the impulse coming in the majority of cases from the same mutual- aid feelings. – Mutual Aid A Factor of Evolution by kniaz' Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin
  9. It was a matter of notoriety in St. Hospital that Mrs. Clerihew wore a false " front." – Brother Copas by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  10. This is the true ambition; the desire of mere personal notoriety is vanity, not ambition. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  11. This will bring Gartley once more into notoriety, went on Hope. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  12. And if anything happens to her I'll make you pay- you and all your notoriety hunters. – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  13. His Poems on Several Occasions, which contained " The Hop Garden," was issued in 1752, and The Hilliad in 1753 against " Sir" John Hill, a notoriety of the day who had attacked him. – A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin
  14. Mack and I have had our differences; I jumped a bit too hastily at conclusions myself and the result is this unfortunate notoriety. – Interference and Other Football Stories by Harold M. Sherman
  15. All other punishments, however, that do not affect the life of man, are made as public as possible, and branded with the greatest degree of notoriety. – Travels in China, Containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, Made and Collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a Subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton by John Barrow
  16. You little understand the nature of man, if you are now to learn that he has pride in maintaining a reputation for even vice, when he has once purchased notoriety by its exhibition. – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  17. Tom cried in despair, for both Ezra and his companion, who was none other than Burt, of African notoriety, had disappeared from his sight. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  18. He is a daring notoriety seeker, and this is rare sport for him. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon