Carl is repaid for his worldliness with failure and ignominy.
Then, the German loan would catapult him to ignominy, not fame.
The people who put guns into the hands have a share of that ignominy.
That is, they got the ignominy, and McAuliffe got the proceeds.
This is not to dispraise the hills of Man, but only to rescue them from the ignominy of an obvious, but quite unfair, comparison.
But are you ready to meet the shame and ignominy of the story?
It is disgrace and ignominy even to be named in the same breath!
I know well all the ignominy, all the shame; but I know, too, all the misery of the position.
Anything and all things are preferable to ignominy like this.
What care they about sharing his ignominy, provided they share his fortune?