He was too unscrupulous and self-centred to play for anything but his own hand.
Cruel, vicious, unscrupulous and strong, the country groaned beneath his oppression.
His internal policy was blind, reckless and unscrupulous, and inevitably led to disaster.
was left face to face with an extraordinarily skilful, adroit, and unscrupulous antagonist.
There is some evidence that he was summoned to the Council of Chalcedon,' though he could not attend it, and the concluding portion of his book known as The Bazaar of Heraclides not only gives a full account of the "Robber Synod" of Ephesus 449, but knows that Theodosius is dead (July 450) and seems aware of the proceedings of Chalcedon and the flight of Dioscurus the unscrupulous successor of Cyril at Alexandria.