The latter work was attacked by Burnet and others, but the author showed himself as keen a controversialist as ever.
But the truth is, that long before this Pascal had warmed to his work as a controversialist.
There was one rôle in which Dr. Ryerson pre-eminently excelled—that of a controversialist.
He was himself a man of distinction as preacher, poet, and controversialist.
From 1865 to 1871 he held many pastorates, but in the latter year his work as a controversialist and educator began.
He was now a man of mark, because of his ability as a controversialist.
An historian, a folk-lorist, an archæologist, a controversialist.
Ignatius was no controversialist; and the Moor rode off victorious.
He was too much of a controversialist, and his tone was too political.
What is your opinion of Mr. Gladstone as a controversialist?