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English citations of opprobrium

1787 1943 2007
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  • 1787 - "Let me add, that it is the great desideratum, by which this form of Government can be rescued from the opprobrium under which it has so long labored, and be recommended to the esteem and adoption of mankind." - James Madison, Federalist No. 10, page 60 (Morrisiana, NY, 1863)
  • 1943 - "The only thing wrong with that old cliché," said Toohey, "is the erroneous implication that 'a crowd' is a term of opprobrium. It is quite the opposite. - Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead - Book 2, Chapter 15, page 394
  • 2007 - [BBC business editor Robert Peston] added: "...all the opprobrium of the rule-breach has been heaped on BA." - BBC News, BA gets £121.5m price-fixing fine,
  • 2011 - [Daily Telegraph Football Correspondent] added: "... brought opprobrium on their rugby counterparts, as long as they are performing on the pitch." - Daily Telegraph Sport Supplement Friday, October 7th 2011 page S10, Capello: I will let my players go out drinking.