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RIL stated in its letter that " what makes the current campaign even more calumnious is that it has been launched not only when the matter is sub- judice before the Supreme Court, but also seems timed to sabotage the government's entire efforts to get more investments for oil exploration under the NELP- VIII round".
did she behold that beautiful and majestic visage, that towering and graceful form, than all thought of his inferiority vanished, and the ravished sense, spurning at the calumnious idea, confessed him a being of superior order.
The English are so enthralled by the Blatant Beast's calumnious prophesyings of the tyrannical Whore of Babylon that they miss the true danger, Dryden argues in one of his particularly strong aphoristic couplets:
Iranian courts issued arrest orders against five Argentines a week after the Interpol vote, claiming the five had made calumnious statements against Iran.
Later in 1531, Erasmus published an Apologia "against the patchworks of calumnious complaints by Alberto Pio, former Prince of Carpi, whom, although elderly and terminally ill and better suited for any other undertaking, certain ill-starred men have clandestinely incited to enact this farce.
He is making a cuckold joke, based on what he thinks he knows about the nature of women, which is why the Countess calls him "a foulmouthed and calumnious knave" accurately identifying his reductive misogyny and supplying a positive counterpart to it both in herself and in her loving approbation of Helena's passion for the Countess's own son in the lines immediately following--arguably perhaps the play's greatest surprise and another instance of what Greenblatt calls "strange, irrepressible imaginative generosity.
The recourse to secular justice always produces support for the accusations; only by providential intervention is the innocence of the woman reinstated and the unfounded and calumnious nature of the accusation revealed.
110) The legislative history materialized in parts as a calumnious rant against the courts, that judges were the problem and needed to be severely disciplined.
Never, till this moment, had she been so near the person of the Moor--such powerful fascination dwelt around him, that she felt incapable of withdrawing from his arms; yet ashamed, (for Victoria was still proud) and blushing at her feelings, when she remembered that Zofloya, however he appeared, was but a menial slave, and as such alone had originally become known to her--she sought, but sought vainly, to repress them; for no sooner (enveloped in the lightning's flash as he seemed, when it gleamed around him without touching his person),--did she behold that beautiful and majestic visage, that towering and graceful form, than all of his inferiority vanished, and the ravished sense, spurning at the calumnious idea, confessed him a being of superior order.
Celine's portrayal of the city in these works is quite different from his calumnious version of London in the pamphlets--a debased city controlled by wily Jewish politicians, corrupt Jewish bankers, and vicious Jewish profiteers.
At a recent meeting of the Association of Orthodox Jewish scientists and the Columbia Center for the Study of Science and Religion, it became clear that Jewish curiosity has provided sufficient genetic material to give a perfectly clear negative answer: there is no support in the genomes of today's Jews for the calumnious and calamitous model of biological Judaism.
26) In the Venetian dominions, apart from "a few vain, unverified and perhaps calumnious rumors," the pontifical constitution did not have appreciable relapses and when, in 1754, a parish priest denounced a French physician as a Mason, the Venetian government intervened to block the trial intended by the Bishop of Lesina against the Freemason and refused to follow a papal excommunication judged to be contrary to the laws of the Republic.