Sentence Examples with the word despicable

The innumerable reliefs of the XIXthXXth Dynasty temples are only of historic interest, and are all despicable in comparison with earlier works.

Though I so love him and trust his every word, I can't help but tremble at even the prospect I shall at last exchange this soiled and despicable life for another.

Yes, what she did early on was despicable in our minds, but put yourself in her position.

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My father did it because, to him, lying was so despicable he was forced to respond in a like manner.

This was but natural: the partisans who could remember nothing but the foul deed of Montereau were yearly growing fewer, and it was clear that Charles VII., personally despicable though he might be, represented the cause of French nationality.

It is rumored that Prince Vasili played a very despicable part in this affair and that he returned to Petersburg quite crestfallen.

This did not appear the worst, nor by any means a despicable alternative.

It was impossible, indeed, to resist openly so highly gifted and so popular a sovereign; it was only by the despicable expedient of assassination that the last great monarch of Sweden was finally removed, to the infinite detriment of his country.

Hamilton was by no means devoid of sense and acuteness, but in character he was one of the most despicable men then alive.

The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies was a volume of serious verse, in which Hood showed himself a by no means despicable follower of Keats.