cant and hypocrisy

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  • He has talked of the cant and hypocrisy of these men. Cited from Speeches on Public Policy, V1, by John Bright
  • He believes in party government; he does not indulge in cant and hypocrisy and he is never afraid to say exactly what he thinks. Cited from Plunkitt of Tammany Hall, by Plunkitt and Riordan
  • There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for we get rid of cant and hypocrisy. Cited from Representative Men, by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • I eliminate cant and hypocrisy, and then introduce self-respect. Cited from At a Winter's Fire, by Bernard Edward J. Capes
  • They have quick eyes for cant and hypocrisy. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • And what boots it to him, if, with all this cant and hypocrisy about the dignity and worth of his calling, he can sometimes hold his position only at the sacrifice of his self-respect? Cited from Craftsmanship in Teaching, by William Chandler Bagley
  • Until then, the West may be pardoned for believing that cant and hypocrisy often join hands with the lawless element and make a grandstand play for political effect. Cited from Reno, by Lilyan Stratton
  • Never did a party resort more scandalously to cant and hypocrisy to serve a purpose than this, on the memorable occasion of "the sugar debate." Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • But Carlyle for three years poured out such vapid humbug, cant and hypocrisy as this, and never once was sound in his thinking or fair in his view-point during the entire war. Cited from The Battle of Principles, by Newell Dwight Hillis
  • Noise and fury, cant and hypocrisy, formed the sole rhetoric which, during this tumult of various prejudices and passions, could be heard or attended to. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • I was not more astonished at the trickery, deception, and complete delusion of the former profession, than I was at the cant and hypocrisy of the latter. Cited from Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Vol. 1, by Henry Hunt
  • Gayety and wit were proscribed; human learning despised; freedom of inquiry detested; cant and hypocrisy alone encouraged. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • The speech is a perfectly true one: Raleigh knew the world, no man better; and saw through its hollowness, and the cant and hypocrisy of his generation; and he sardonically states an undeniable fact. Cited from Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times, by Kingsley
  • Let me remark with the deepest sincerity -- ascribe it not, I beseech you, to cant and hypocrisy -- that if these statements are partially true, it must be because power has been given me from above. Cited from T. De Witt Talmage, by T. De Witt Talmage and Mrs. T. De Witt Talmage
  • Be that as it may, so far as humanity is concerned, this hypersensitive effeminacy has but a noxious influence; and all the more for the twofold reason that it is sometimes sincere, though more often mere cant and hypocrisy. Cited from Tracks of a Rolling Stone by Henry J. Coke
  • His splendid courage and the manliness of his character always commanded admiration, and his hatred of injustice and wrong, cant and hypocrisy, was in harmony with the nobility and passionate earnestness of his nature. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 36, December, 1885, by Various
  • For it is mere cant and hypocrisy, my friends, to tell God, in a general way, that we believe He is punishing us for our sins, and then to avoid carefully confessing any particular sin, and to get angry with anyone who tells us boldly WHICH sin God is punishing us for. Cited from Sermons on National Subjects, by Charles Kingsley
  • There is just as much falsehood, cheating, and covetousness, I believe, in the world as ever there was; just as much cant and hypocrisy, and perhaps more; just as much envy, hatred, malice and all uncharitableness. Cited from All Saints' Day and Other Sermons, by Charles Kingsley
  • The Presbyterians checked the progress of the court and clergy, and excited, by cant and hypocrisy, the populace, first to tumults, then to war against the king, the peers, and all the royalists. Cited from The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. I, Part E, by David Hume
  • You have seen it rampant and out of hand in France during the past four years - cant and hypocrisy on the lips of the revolutionaries, cant and hypocrisy on the lips of the upholders of the old regime; a riot of hypocrisy out of which in the end is begotten chaos. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini