much adverse criticism

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  • He was their friend when to be so drew upon him much adverse criticism. Cited from Slavery and Four Years of War, Vol. 1-2, by Joseph Warren Keifer
  • Much adverse criticism has, however, been made upon him for writing it at all. Cited from Nathaniel Hawthorne, by George E. Woodberry
  • By going, he would call down much adverse criticism, even from some of those persons whose support he needed. Cited from Theodore Roosevelt; An Intimate Biography, Thayer
  • Much adverse criticism has been spent on his allegorical figures of Sin and Death. Cited from Milton, by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
  • My own feeling on the subject is one of sorrow that such a brilliant soldier should have laid himself open to so much adverse criticism. Cited from Forty-one years in India, by Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • Few writers have encountered, in their own time and after their death, so much adverse criticism, and yet have partly survived it. Cited from Some Diversions of a Man of Letters, by Edmund William Gosse
  • His will, when published, caused much adverse criticism, and uncomplimentary epithets were freely used. Cited from Personal Recollections of Birmingham and Birmingham Men, by E. Edwards
  • His action soon became the subject of much adverse criticism from the Whigs, but at this day no one would question that he was entirely right. Cited from Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • Had it been examined on its own merits solely, it could hardly have provoked much adverse criticism. Cited from Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860, Charles Duke Yonge
  • There was, nevertheless, much adverse criticism, not a little apathy and some levity. Cited from Deep Furrows, by Hopkins Moorhouse
  • Allan's selection of dogs had caused much adverse criticism, but Matt warmly defended his choice. Cited from Baldy of Nome, by Esther Birdsall Darling
  • The exactions of the local egglers formed the subject of much adverse criticism, but they excused their medicinal charges on the plea that they had nothing save eggs to sell. Cited from The Siege of Kimberley, by T. Phelan
  • There has also been much adverse criticism of our manners or our excess of manners, though I have never heard that any diplomats have, on this account, objected to being sent to China. Cited from America As Seen By Oriental Diplomat, by Tingfang
  • It is now definitely established that the sainted warrior's habit of trying to carry-on in two places at the same time was the subject of much adverse criticism by the military experts of the period. Cited from Punch, Vol. 153, Nov 28, 1917, ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • This is the subject which has elicited so much adverse criticism and ridicule, and has in many cases led to the wholesale rejection of all of Lamarck's views. Cited from Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution, by Alpheus Spring Packard
  • What wonder then that there is so much adverse criticism; what is needed is a search for facts and an unprejudiced putting of all that appertains to the Negro, and a just acknowledgment of the results attained. Cited from Twentieth Century Negro Literature, by Various
  • In fact, as the Colonel did not attempt in any way to check him in his youthful career of extravagance and experiences which were the result of an excessive high spirit, our young gentleman at this time brought down upon himself much adverse criticism for his behaviour, especially from his uncles. Cited from Boys and Girls from Thackeray, by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • The first vessel of the new Navy, the Dolphin, was subjected to very severe trial tests and to very much adverse criticism; but it is gratifying to be able to state that a cruise around the world, from which she has recently returned, has demonstrated that she is a first-class vessel of her rate. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses