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  • n. Plural form of paradoxer.


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  • Among the paradoxers are the political paradoxers who care not how far they go in debate, their only object being to carry the House with them for the current evening.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • Beast, and my paradoxers are the saints whom I persecute.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • As for the pure child's stories, generation after generation of competent criticism, childish and adult, has voted them by acclamation into almost the highest place possible: and the gain-sayers have for the most part been idle paradoxers, ill-conditioned snarlers at things clean and sweet, or fools pure and simple.

    The English Novel

  • That it is well to know something about your subject has been an accepted doctrine with all save very young persons, idle paradoxers, and (according to Sir Walter Scott) the

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • From my correspondence, I judge that every civilized country has its share of these paradoxers.

    The Reminiscences of an Astronomer

  • It is rather odd that pure geometry has its full share of paradoxers.

    The Reminiscences of an Astronomer

  • Many of the papers were referred to me; but a little experience showed that it was absolutely useless to explain anything to these "paradoxers."

    The Reminiscences of an Astronomer

  • Thus he argued that the earth cannot rotate on her axis, because if she did bodies raised above her surface would be left behind -- an argument which even the mechanical knowledge of his own time should have sufficed to invalidate, though it is still used from time to time by paradoxers of our own day.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy

  • A large class of the paradoxers, when they meet with something which taken in their sense is absurd, do not take the trouble to find out the intended meaning, but walk off with the words laden with their own first construction.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)

  • Among the paradoxers are some of the theologians who in their own organs of the press venture to criticise science.

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)


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