Usage examples for pamphleteer

  1. But what man that believed in such a Universe as that of this Dead- Sea Pamphleteer could consent to live in it at all? – History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. III. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Hohenzollerns In Brandenburg--1412-1718 by Thomas Carlyle
  2. As a pamphleteer his reputation was injured by his pugnacity, self- esteem, and virulence of language. – Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold by Matthew Arnold
  3. He died at the Prussian capital in 1801. Not only has Rivarol a considerable claim as a critic, and a very high position as a political pamphleteer but he is as much the master of the prose epigram as Chamfort is of the short anecdote. – A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury
  4. Every statement of a principle in an orator or a pamphleteer is coloured by the occasion, the emotion, and the mood of an audience to whom it is addressed. – Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle by H. N. Brailsford
  5. The chancellor in his robes, and the bishop in his lawn; the barrister in his silk gown, and the attorney in his threadbare coat; the reviewer in the aristocratic quarterly, and the obscure pamphleteer in Grub street; all entered the lists to crush the disciple of Jeremy Bentham, and demolish his dangerous heresies. – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  6. Scholar, theologian, diplomatist, swordsman, orator, poet, pamphleteer he had genius for all things, and was eminent in all. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. Doctor; pamphleteer literary hack; novelist. – A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2) by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
  8. Doctor Benjamin Church, one of the trusted leaders of the Whigs, an orator on the Massacre, and a pamphleteer was a member of the committee, for which Warren had recently engaged Paul Revere as messenger. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  9. Literary man; pamphleteer journalist; member of Commission on Union with Scotland. – A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2) by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
  10. The public had too much sense to believe Froude was merely, or chiefly, or at all, an ecclesiastical pamphleteer – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. The financial collapse, the lack of any power on the part of Congress to enforce its laws or resolutions, the visible danger that State legislatures might consult their own convenience in supporting the common enterprises or obligations- all these shortcomings led men like Washington, Hamilton, Madison, Webster, a pamphleteer of New England, to urge even before 1781 that a genuine government should be set up to replace the mere league. – The Wars Between England and America by T. C. Smith
  12. This terrible pamphleteer was one of those men who exist to prove the distinction between a biography and a life. – The Crimes of England by G.K. Chesterton
  13. Foremost amongst these, and chief confidant of Sickingen, was the knight, courtier, poet, essayist, and pamphleteer Ulrich von Hutten, whose pen was ever ready to champion with unstinted enthusiasm the cause of the progressive ideas of his age. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax
  14. And you will not deny that as Duke of Pianura you can serve your people better than as an obscure pamphleteer in Paris." – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  15. Many years later the Whig pamphleteer Almon asserted that the measure was inspired by the king's desire to " try the question with America." – Beginnings of the American People by Carl Lotus Becker
  16. In a review of the remarkable life of Daniel Defoe, he appears to us under the varied aspects of a tradesman, a pamphleteer a politician, a novelist, and, through it all, a reformer. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  17. A pamphleteer of 1709 speaks doubtfully as to whether it still occurred or not. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  18. Did the pamphleteer himself hear and see what he recorded, or was his account at second hand? – A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 by Wallace Notestein
  19. From 1815 England has been withdrawn from this action of a bimetallic law, and the modern insular pamphleteer has before his eyes no sign of its workings in his own country. – The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896 by William Arthur Shaw
  20. After his five- month imprisonment in 1703 for writing The Shortest Way with Dissenters, Defoe was employed as an agent and pamphleteer of the Government. – Atalantis Major by Daniel Defoe