Usage examples for notorious

  1. It is notorious that men grow wiser every year, and it is observable that the more years they have, the more they look with doubt and questioning upon the Family Record. – From the Easy Chair, series 2 by George William Curtis
  2. A notorious murderer died yesterday under the torture. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  3. His enthusiasm for Mademoiselle de Seilles was notorious. – One of Our Conquerors, v2 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. The book is not the story of any of them, it is the story which they unite to tell, a chapter in the notorious career of well- to- do London. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  5. " Rivers was a notorious swindler; he had that reputation among arms- collectors all over the country. – Murder in the Gunroom by Henry Beam Piper
  6. Say, he said, you're in notorious company, ain't you, Jim? – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  7. I say Mr. Webster, for though the bill was not his, it is yet notorious that he was the life and soul of it, that he gave it all he had. – Emerson and Other Essays by John Jay Chapman
  8. Lady Beltham would not have thought very much about it, if it had not occurred to the editor of La Capitale to interview detective Juve about it, the famous Inspector of the Criminal Investigation Department, you know, who has brought so many notorious criminals to justice. – Fantômas by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  9. Let us call to mind the author of the first, or at least, of the most notorious of these " systems." – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  10. Ike Slump was a notorious liar, but Ralph believed him in the present instance. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  11. He had made himself notorious by obtaining a divorce from his wife, whom he did not like, so as to enable him to marry a dancer, by whom he had two children. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  12. One of these bands was led by the notorious Quantrell, and the other by Jerry Alcorn, known as Red Jerry. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  13. But it is notorious that until quite recently Religion did exercise upon Science, not only an influence, but an overpowering influence. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  14. Amongst others I saw the Duchess of Villadorias, notorious for her andromania. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. Jay Highland- I know now he's a notorious jewel thief- induced Mrs. Merkill to come to the monastery. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  16. The notorious Garibaldi had already made preparations for invading the Roman territory. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  17. But it was the exaltation of humor that made him answer a natural inquiry of the merchants in regard to the lady by exclaiming: Had I shown her to you what wonder would it be to acknowledge so notorious a truth? – Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern by Edgar Saltus
  18. He smiled as he named the notorious leader of the whole organization. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  19. Also correct: Can you tell me the difference between " apt", " likely", and " liable"; between " noted" and " notorious"? – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  20. The landlord, a notorious ruffian, was just coming into the room with a huge bowl when there was the sound of a scuffle outside. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty