But if the reviler has as a stepping-stone (or ladder) the weakness of him who is reviled, then he accomplishes something.
The inconsistency of the reviler of things sacred, was becoming more barefaced and unpardonable.
But the scoffer and the reviler is after all not our philosopher's favorite rle.
And do you feel no shame in delivering up your own mind to any reviler, to be disconcerted and confounded?
By many he is called the reviler of the gods, the author of all fraud and mischief, and the shame of gods and men alike.
The reviler is always trying to make his opponent ridiculous; and the use of ridicule in anger we cannot allow.
No mere scoffer or reviler of the bible could have obtained such an influence in France as Voltaire did.
He died in no odour of sanctity, but he was not a blasphemer or reviler, like others of this class.
Swift he quoted with admirable effect, but it was Swift the reviler, not Swift the jester.
Punch's favourite occupation as the reviler of "Jenkins" was gone by the 'sixties, but snobbery in high places was not dead.