1 And there can be no more effectual means for checking calumny than by affording ample facilities for impeachment, which is as useful in a commonwealth as the other is pernicious.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII.
2 And, in truth, no course can be more pernicious.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XLV.
3 To these false opinions, founded on the pernicious example first set by the present corrupt age, we owe it, that no man thinks of departing from the methods which are in use.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliGet Context In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX.
4 Sviazhsky began talking of Levin, describing his strange view that machinery is simply pernicious in its effects on Russian agriculture.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 6: Chapter 22
5 My city life, he said, had had a very pernicious effect upon me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER IX
6 He's worse than a Jacobin freethinker, and he instils such pernicious ideas into the minds of the young that I can hardly describe it.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay GogolGet Context In ACT IV