censure passed

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  • He is not afraid of the apparent slight to the censure passed on him by Parliament. Cited from Bacon, by Richard William Church
  • However, your regiment will be placed in orders, today, as an exception to the severe censure passed upon the troops who entered the town last night. Cited from Under Wellington's Command, by G. A. Henty
  • Only the censure passed upon Thorneycroft was allowed to appear. Cited from A Handbook of the Boer War, by Gale and Polden, Limited
  • The severe censure passed by the Commons on the administration of James was next considered, and was approved without one dissentient voice. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 2, Macaulay
  • Many thanks for the particulars of the transaction which led to the censure passed by the house of assembly on Chief Justice Scott. Cited from Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock, by Ferdinand Brock Tupper
  • I have not seen it myself, but the severe censure passed on it by persons of narrow mind, have made me curious, and convinced me that it is at least an uncommon book. Cited from Reminiscences of Coleridge and Southey, J. Cottle
  • Yet such was the corruption and unfaithfulness of this church, that the blasphemer was dismissed without any adequate censure passed upon him, and still continued in the character of a minister and member of this church. Cited from Act, Declaration, & Testimony, by The Reformed Presbytery
  • The directory had the mortification of seeing the emigrants allowed to return, the re-establishment of priests, and a vote of censure passed upon the conduct of their emissaries in the colonies. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • I transmit, for your excellency's perusal, a detailed account of the transactions which led to the unjustifiable censure passed by the house of assembly upon Chief Justice Scott. Cited from Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock, by Ferdinand Brock Tupper
  • The conduct of the insurgents of Paris was now repudiated by the Duke of Burgundy, and the severest, censure passed upon them, in the conditions of the treaty. Cited from At Agincourt, by G. A. Henty
  • The severe censure passed on the literary execution of the "Memoir" and "Continuation" could not be retracted without a violation of truth. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • For many years Mr. Sumner had been borne down under the resolutions of censure passed by the State of Massachusetts in disapproval of his position in regard to the return of Confederate flags. Cited from Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 2, by Boutwell
  • There was but a week to come, and another of that body, for doing his duty to those who sent him there; for claiming in a Republic the Liberty and Freedom of expressing their sentiments, and making known their prayer; would be tried, found guilty, and have strong censure passed upon him by the rest. Cited from American Notes, by Charles Dickens
  • Mr. Hastings was then openly supported by a majority of the Court of Proprietors, who professed to entertain a good opinion of his general ability and rectitude of intention, notwithstanding the unanimous censure passed upon him. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII (of 12)
  • So strong is it as to impel her to indiscreet and self-destructive expedients; and so I should likewise reason if these very expedients did not argue a confidence in my integrity somewhat inconsistent with the censure passed on my morals. Cited from Jane Talbot, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • The open and undisguised censure passed by the whole court upon the conduct of Louis XV was not the only thing which annoyed his majesty, who perpetually tormented himself with conjectures of what the rest of Europe would say and think of his late determinations. Cited from Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry by Lamothe-Langon
  • Dryden, not much pleased, perhaps, at being left undistinguished in the general censure passed upon rhyming plays by his friend and ally, retaliates in the Essay, by placing in the mouth of Crites the arguments urged by Sir Robert Howard, and replying to them in the person of Neander. Cited from The Dramatic Works of John Dryden, Vol. I, ed. by Sir Walter Scott
  • The characters of Shakspeare and Ben Jonson are, indeed, discriminated with much skill; but surely something might have been said, if not of Massinger and Beaumont and Fletcher, yet at least of Congreve and Otway, who are involved in the sweeping censure passed on "the wits of Charles." Cited from Lives of the English Poets, by Henry Francis Cary