He listened to no adverse criticism and receded before no obstacle.
He remained adverse to any case where he knew for sure that someone was killed.
The papacy was weakened by its contest with these adverse elements, and it was through its failure to triumph over them that its dream of European dominion, both temporal and spiritual, entered but very incompletely into the field of realities.
His Russophile policy caused some adverse criticism in Hungary.
In May, however, an adverse vote of the Chamber on a purely technical matter led to his resignation.