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It also indicates how much contempt might be associated with this pretended worship. The people, says Suetonius (Jul.
The contempt of aesthetics and erudition is characteristic of the most typical members of what is known as the Cartesian school, especially Malebranche.
Bligh was still less visible to the men, not present in a "familiarity breeds contempt" sense.
At the domestic level, Manchester United treat the FA, which presides over the national game, with barely concealed contempt.
I can read Islamic extremists who say much the same thing, and deserve the same withering contempt.
Anticipation that the failure of the Petersburg Berezina plan would be attributed to Kutuzov led to dissatisfaction, contempt, and ridicule, more and more strongly expressed.
Received at first in the ranks of the philosophes, he soon went over to their opponents, possibly more from contempt than from conviction, the immediate occasion for his change being a quarrel with d'Alembert in 1762.
Though perfectly free from any trace of envy or ill-will, he yet showed on fit occasion his contempt for that pseudo-science which seeks for the applause of the ignorant by professing to reduce the whole system of the universe to a fortuitous sequence of uncaused events.
The lieutenant colonel turned to a smart orderly, who, with the peculiar contempt with which a commander-in- chief's orderly speaks to officers, replied:
But ever since the coup fiasco, the CIA and the State Department have viewed him with undisguised contempt.