For the rest, so little do they conceal the reactionary character of their criticism
that their chief accusation against the bourgeoisie amounts to this, that under the bourgeois regime a class is being developed, which is destined to cut up root and branch the old order of society.
There they do not allow the details of the trials that take place in the divorce courts to be published for the amusement or criticism
of the public.
His terrible whiskers flitted round me in silent criticism
For some time he was quite general in his attentions to the fair sex, combining the gallantries of a lady's man with a severity of criticism
on the person and manners of absent belles, which tended rather to stimulate in the feminine breast the desire to conquer the approval of so fastidious a judge.
The Confidence Man' (1857), his last serious effort in prose fiction, does not seem to require criticism
Besides, as he wittily added, a chief merit in a dwelling was to present a front on whichever side it might happen to be seen; for, as it was exposed to all eyes in all weathers, there should be no weak flank for envy or unneighborly criticism
She was invested, indeed, with the office of judge and critic, and earnestly desired to exercise it and tell them all their faults; but from doing so every feeling within her shrank--she could not, would not, dared not attempt it: had she been otherwise qualified for criticism
, her conscience must have restrained her from venturing at disapprobation.
Tristram continued to temper charity with philosophy and compassion with criticism
said the old watchmaker, looking at him with just enough penetration to torture Owen's soul with the bitterness of worldly criticism
Boccalini, in his "Advertisements from Parnassus," tells us that Zoilus once presented Apollo a very caustic criticism
upon a very admirable book: -- whereupon the god asked him for the beauties of the work.
American promiscuity, goodness knew, had been strange to him, but it was nothing to the queerness of American criticism
Tarr and Professor Fether"; such bits of extravaganza as "The Devil in the Belfry" and "The Angel of the Odd"; such tales of adventure as "The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym"; such papers of keen criticism
and review as won for Poe the enthusiastic admiration of Charles Dickens, although they made him many enemies among the over-puffed minor American writers so mercilessly exposed by him; such poems of beauty and melody as "The Bells," "The Haunted Palace," "Tamerlane," "The City in the Sea" and "The Raven.
Challenger, who, being satisfied that no criticism
or comment in this book is meant in an offensive spirit, has guaranteed that he will place no impediment to its publication and circulation.
New angles of criticism
, arguments that had never before been uttered by an educated voice, tests and comparisons that had been made only in dialect by men drinking in the little local public houses, crafts half forgotten that had come down by sign of hand and tongue from remote ages when their fathers were free all this created a curious and double excitement.
of Plato in the light of history, in Book II.