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Usage examples for pamphleteer

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