Sentence Examples with the word DETRACTION

From 1832 to 1837 there was a pause in the march of Egyptology, and it seemed as if the young science might be overwhelmed by the storm of doubts and detraction that was poured upon it by the enemies of Champollion.

He constantly speaks of the malevolence and detraction of an older poet, whose name is said to have been Luscius Lavinius or Lanuvinus.

Though he frequently refers to the envy and detraction which pursued him, Phaedrus seems to have attracted little attention in antiquity.