The opuscolo, edited by Giraldi and currently housed in the Biblioteca Ariostea of Ferrara, is comprised of: 1) Giraldi's letter to Pigna expressing his dismay that the latter had claimed ownership of the ideas expressed in the treatise, 2) an earlier letter in which Pigna had asked Giraldi to write a defense of Ariosto as a shield against his Tuscan calumniators
, and 3) Giraldi's initial response to Pigna's request in the form of a letter praising Ariosto.
Lady Morgan: Her Career, Literary and Personal, with a Glimpse of Her Friends, and a Word to Her Calumniators
. London: C.
And if you have read the recent effusions of John Le Carre ("the United States of America has gone mad") or Harold Pinter, you will know that British calumniators
of America can be every bit as shrill as their Continental counterparts.
The downside, however, is that the calumniators
may be provoked into intensifying their crusades.
(35) A less diplomatic John Beckley, erstwhile clerk of the House of Representatives and Republican zealot, bawled in a campaign pamphlet: "Read, ye fanatics, bigots, and religious hypocrites, of whatsoever dime or country ye be -- and you, base calumniators
, whose efforts to traduce are the involuntary tribute of envy to a character more pure and perfect than your own, read, learn, and practise the RELIGION OF JEFFERSON, as displayed in the sublime truths and inspired language of HIS ever memorable `Act for establishing religious freedom.'" (36)
Secker surely seems less an innovator than a modest improver and, as Barnard is at pains to report, his contributions had more depth than the spectacular exercises perpetrated by calumniators
and champions of Anglicanism.
Sykophanteia and calumnia are doctrines against sycophants and calumniators
, people who institute baseless litigation for their own gain.
If he arranges himself with them it is not difficult to foresee that much calamity is in store for our country--if he does not they will soon become his enemies & calumniators
. Marshall was a vigorous defender of the power and dignity of the federal judiciary--the scourge of Jefferson and the Jeffersonians.
." (121) Nevertheless, in the modern world, even
And her influence extends beyond Marc's kingdom: for love of her, Arthur's men were ready to kill her calumniators
. Iseut "rules" indirectly.
Still opposed to reopening the Dreyfus case, the anti-Dreyfusards launched a series of patriotic counterattacks designed to brand all Dreyfusards as traitors to France and calumniators
of the honor of the army.