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  • The Tiber was a Lethe, if the rather doctrinary eulogium made of it by

    Les Miserables

  • Theoretical or doctrinary views may have interfered -- I do not deny this -- but the truth is that our foreign policy was influenced by the situation at that time.


  • We are indebted to Tristan Tzara and his followers for the newest and perhaps the most important doctrinary insistence as applied to art which has appeared in a long time.

    Adventures in the Arts Informal Chapters on Painters, Vaudeville, and Poets

  • “The noble Lenin only imitates the noble Keroyevsky when he holds that from Russia will come the New World which shall resuscitate the aged West, and which will replace the old banner of doctrinary Socialism by the new direct action of starving masses—and that will push humanity forward and force it to break in the doors of the social paradise….

    Appendix to Chapter II

  • German element, after the separation of Galicia, would be in a very unsafe position, confronted by powerful tendencies that easily might gain the upper hand should a relatively small number of the Germans, whether from social-democratic, political-reactionary or doctrinary reasons, separate from the other German parties.

    Im Weltkriege. English

  • The Tiber was a Lethe, if the rather doctrinary eulogium made of it by Varus Vibiscus is to be credited: Contra Gracchos Tiberim habemus, Bibere Tiberim, id est seditionem oblivisci.

    Les Miserables, Volume III, Marius

  • Sumner is not that he was implacable -- none easier to propitiate -- but impracticable; not an idealist, but ideologist and doctrinary dreamer of a peace and freedom on earth which he put into no effective and satisfactory form; for ten thousand besides him recommended the

    Senatorial Character A Sermon in West Church, Boston, Sunday, 15th of March, After the Decease of Charles Sumner.

  • Tiber was a Lethe, if the rather doctrinary eulogium made of it by Varus

    Les Misérables


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