Owing much to medieval pastoral writings on the "sins of the tongue," these texts leveled violent criticisms at those who abused the tongue, whether they be liars, swearers, blasphemers, or slanderers
More specifically, the slanderer
at the feast recounts how Margery had once justified her substitution of the humble dish of red herring with a better dish of "good pike.
In Lucian, the crucial connection between anger and slander is not that the slanderer
is angry, or that the slandered person is angered, but that the hearer of the slander becomes possessed by anger.
fr Gr, diabolos, " slanderer
" ) In Jewish and Christian theology, an apostate spirit.
By "new hell" Himka means adding to the classical list of torments mentioned in the New Testament some elaborate, cruel, sometimes strikingly naturalistic scenes of the sinners' torments in the Carpathian icons: a childless woman with serpents attached to her breasts, a slanderer
hanging by his tongue, and so on.
Erdogan said the government got its determination from the nation, "we will solve the problem despite the ill-tempered, slanderer
and hindering opposition.
On the basis of the above evidence, it is my solemn duty to inform you that our Ecclesiastical Court has issued an edict inscribing you as a slanderer
of Zion and a terrorist collaborator.
NASA named one of these volcanoes Loki - from Scandinavian mythology, a mischievous trickster, thief and slanderer
Gross's chapter titles identify four of his chosen plays with a somewhat different style (if that may be the right word) of noise: A chapter on rumor in Hamlet is followed by one called "The Book of the Slanderer
," which attempts a historical understanding of attitudes toward slander at the beginning of the seventeenth-century; a chapter on Measure for Measure is concerned with styles of hearing, attending to, or avoiding noise.
Review of Greyhound for Breakfast, by James Kelman; and Pauper, Brawler, and Slanderer
, by Amos Tutuola.
Some argue that Shakespeare justifies James's reaction by making the slanderer
Lucio unpardonably offensive and irreverent and that he meant to delight James in Lucio's exposure.
can be of no disservice to the author, and occasion no slanderer
to mistake them, and apply them falsely, as I was lately serv'd in the character of Timon.