“Under that is the hater, the impugner of motives … this is the contemptuous, contemptible layer that stimulated him to engage ‘plumbers’ to plug news leaks and to trample civil liberties in what he saw as a higher cause….”
“I thereby impugne the false impugner who calls himself “Your Conscious.””
“At the conclusion of peace the man went back to politics, a trade for which his temperament was better fitted; and it was he who was chosen as the chief impugner of the conduct and honour of Andrew Johnson!”
“About half a century since, the Rev.J. Mellor Brown, the Rev. Henry Cole, and others were hurling at all geologists alike, and especially at such Christian scholars as Dr. Buckland and Dean Conybeare and Pye Smith and Prof. Sedgwick, the epithets of "infidel," "impugner of the sacred record," and "assailant of the volume of God.”
“Of these two inconsistent points of view, the second, as we should expect in a nature so little mystical, finally prevailed, so that Ennius may well be considered the preacher of scepticism or the bold impugner of popular superstition according to the point of view which we assume.”
“John Lynch, the Bishop of Killala, and the indefatigable and successful impugner of Cambrensis, was another literary luminary of the age.”
“So also the first missionary to Iceland -- who met, indeed, with a sorry reception -- was followed about by a stout champion named Thangbrand, who, whenever there was what we should now call a missionary meeting, challenged any impugner of the new doctrines to mortal combat on the spot.”
“It was left for Mr. Frend to prove that an impugner of algebra could attempt ridicule.”
“My impugner quite forgets that this man's "thoughtfulness" chiefly consisted in his demanding”
“a practical as well as theoretical philanthropist, Mr. Bray was also a courageous impugner of the dogmas which form the basis of the popular theology.”
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