Usage examples for pamphleteer

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Doctor; pamphleteer; literary hack; novelist. – A Brief History of the English Language and Literature, Vol. 2 (of 2) by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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