to gain knowledge," he asks in one particularly frothy passage, "for which, after all their pains, in this world's esteem they are accounted ridiculous and silly fools, idiots, asses, and (as oft they are) rejected, contemned
, derided, doting, and mad
an officer of the United States, armed with process to arrest a fugitive from service, is clothed with entire immunity from state authority: to commit whatever crime or outrage against the laws of the state: that their own high prerogative writ of habeas corpus shall be annulled, their authority defied, their officers resisted, the process of their own courts contemned
, their territory invaded by federal force, the houses of their citizens searched, the sanctuary or their homes invaded, their streets and public places made the scenes of tumultuous and armed violence, and state sovereignty succumb--paralyzed and aghast--before the process of an officer unknown to the constitution and irresponsible to its sanctions.
They were a quick, passionate people who contemned
sloth or stasis.
In the fifth novella, the Florentine trickster Maso del Saggio plays a prank on a judge from the Marches, an entire category--administrators from other, less sophisticated places than Florence--that is contemned
in the city for their avarice and boorishness (8.
The daylight looting sowed fury in the traders who contemned
poor law and order situation in the city, calling for enhanced security measures in main markets.
But this harmony between law and sentiment is easily contemned
[sic] by socialists, who feel that they know better than do the electors of England what is really good for the English people.
Aquinas uses Psalm 15:4 "In his sight a vile person is contemned
, but he honoreth them that fear the Lord.
It should be pointed out that, though ethanol extracts exhibited more pronounced inhibition than aqueous extracts, yet the effectiveness of the aqueous extract to inhibit the growth of the clinical isolates in the present study could not be contemned
From the fall of the old regime in France until the beginning of the Second Empire the style of the internal decoration of French houses of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries was contemned