Usage examples for scandalous

  1. I daresay there's some scandalous native intrigue at the bottom of it. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  2. " Are you sure of your own knowledge," Andrew asked, " that he is really a person of good repute and against whom there have been no scandalous reports?" – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. The very most scandalous crime one could commit at St. Ursula's was to go out of bounds without permission. – Just Patty by Jean Webster
  4. This is scandalous talk. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  5. His private life, too, was scandalous; and extortions were a sad feature of its close. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  6. Then he slowly took up a letter from the cushion, and said in a low, clear voice: " A fortnight ago I found, on entering the pulpit, a letter addressed to me in an unknown hand; I took it out and read it afterwards; it was anonymous, and its contents were scandalous. – The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  7. Your uncle allers 'ad 'is dinner at one o'clock, sharp, and 'e wouldn't like it to 'ave such scandalous goin's on in 'is own 'ouse. – At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern by Myrtle Reed
  8. I don't wish the scandalous secrets of the John Grier spread abroad. – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  9. She felt how much better it had been had Frank come quietly home and married her, instead of doing the wild, scandalous thing that was making so many heart- burnings. – The Translation of a Savage, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 12, 2009
  10. But no one had the slightest suspicion who the authors of the scandalous act could be. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  11. Even in the latter ease it was a scandalous thing that he should marry again without informing Corona of the circumstances of his past life, and Donna Tullia felt an inner conviction that he had told the Duchessa nothing of the matter. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  12. If to say or do anything scandalous is the first sin forbidden by charity, not to stop, when you can, him who speaks or acts badly ought to be considered the second. – Fraternal Charity by Rev. Father Valuy
  13. His trial was one of the most scandalous incidents in the history of British rule in Ireland, during the nineteenth century. – The New Irish Constitution by J. H. Morgan
  14. It must be remembered that all the great figures in the history of Rome who had many enemies, like Sylla, Caesar, Antony, and Augustus himself, were accused of having scandalous habits. – The Women of the Caesars by Guglielmo Ferrero
  15. He had forgiven his enemy, the scandalous clergyman who had lived down a scandal and a tragedy; it was Sir Wilton who had helped him to live them down. – Peccavi by E. W. Hornung
  16. And our two were married; they had bound themselves together under a penalty of scandalous disgrace, to take the life- long consequences of their passionate association. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  17. Agrippina insisted that he give up this scandalous relationship; but in vain. – The Women of the Caesars by Guglielmo Ferrero
  18. But I must say he did act something scandalous that night. – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  19. You'd been cut and beat up scandalous! – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester