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He had not a nice ear either for compliment or detraction: he failed to appreciate the whisper of a zephyr of sarcasm.
A NEST OF LINNETSFRANK FRANKFORT MOORE
"I always knew that merit such as I felt I possessed, would force its way, in spite of envy and detraction," he said.
But they do not on this account escape the guilt of detraction.
AIDS TO REFLECTIONSAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
Slander and detraction can have no influence, can make no impression, upon the righteous Judge above.
It seems to be his mission to justify Liszt after decades of misunderstanding and detraction.
MUSICAL CRITICISMSARTHUR JOHNSTONE
The voice of detraction, however, was for a time drowned by the loud applauses of the Parliament and the City.
Compression with him was either a mere preventive against or vengeance for detraction.
If I differ from high authority, I have not a thought of detraction.
The one word which wears a colour of detraction is the parenthesis in ver.
So far as I am personally concerned, detraction cannot harm me, nor does it matter if it could.

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