Sentence Examples


  • Tne scurrilous motives which Aristophanes suggests for this measure can be entirely disregarded.
  • The first session was tumultuous; party feeling ran high, and scurrilous and vulgar epithets were bandied to and fro.
  • One of these, the Dialogue against Hypocrites, was aimed in a spirit of vindictive hatred at the vices of ecclesiastics; another, written at the request of Nicholas V., covered the anti-pope Felix with scurrilous abuse.
  • Although he was not the author of Henry's book against Luther, he joined with his friend, Sir Thomas More, in writing a reply to the scurrilous rejoinder made by the reformer.
  • In every Mahommedan and Hindu country the most scurrilous epithet bestowed on a European or a Christian is "a dog," and that accounts for the fact that in the whole of the Jewish history there is not a single allusion to hunting with dogs.

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