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known widely and usually unfavorably

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I tell you that I shall kill that infamous Gryphus?
The Countess (speaking with quiet dignity--for why should her infamous husband have the satisfaction of knowing how deeply he has wounded her?
I had no trouble, no apprehensions, no sorrow about me, the first surprise was gone; I was, I may well say, I know not how; my senses, my reason, nay, my conscience, were all asleep; my course of life for forty years had been a horrid complication of wickedness, whoredom, adultery, incest, lying, theft; and, in a word, everything but murder and treason had been my practice from the age of eighteen, or thereabouts, to three-score; and now I was engulfed in the misery of punishment, and had an infamous death just at the door, and yet I had no sense of my condition, no thought of heaven or hell at least, that went any farther than a bare flying touch, like the stitch or pain that gives a hint and goes off.
The following dialogue I have held a hundred times: 'Is it not a very disgraceful circumstance that such a man as So-and-so should be acquiring a large property by the most infamous and odious means, and notwithstanding all the crimes of which he has been guilty, should be tolerated and abetted by your Citizens?
Among the gentry of America; among the well-informed and moderate: in the learned professions; at the bar and on the bench: there is, as there can be, but one opinion, in reference to the vicious character of these infamous journals.
He set the picture of her up, beside the infamous image of last night; and thought, Could it be, that the whole earthly course of one so gentle, good, and self-denying, was subjugate to such a wretch as that!
Kray, who with his twin brother, Ronnie, carved out an infamous East End crime empire through their gang the Firm in the 1950s and 60s, wrote the letters at HMP Parkhurst on the Isle of Wight while serving a life sentence for murder.
CAMPAIG MPAIG MP N Image on poster and Cecilia Bleasdale infamous dress
BEIRUT: Internal Security Forces arrested an infamous drug dealer in Mount Lebanon Wednesday, after more than 25 arrest warrants were issued against him for dealing and manufacturing illegal drugs.
And it is in this fundamental exploration of belief that Infamous begins - examining the concepts of nature, nurture and conditioning and how it influences who we are and how we behave.
inFAMOUS Second Son also delivers an emotionally driven cinematic storyline with its ultra-realistic in-game cut scenes and character animations made possible through Sucker Punch's advanced 3D facial motion capture techniques.
Matt Lloyd, a director at Infamous Community Art, stressed the organisation was their solely to provide support.
InFAMOUS 2 ups the ante in almost every other department.
Right, Jackie and fellow TV host Rob Maclean with her infamous top
The 20-1 shot, trained by William Haggas and ridden by Liam Jones, just pipped Infamous Angel (16-1) and Senor Mirasol (12-1) in a pulsating race for this valuable two-year-old event.