But the primary purpose of this novel is artistic, not polemical.
He was learned, if polemical knowledge could entitle him to that praise.
All this is the personal, polemical, comic scope of the dialogue.
Even a polemical fame like that of a Philpotts must have had a beginning.
It seems curious to me that the polemical trait is still so strong in you.
Books of science, politics, or polemical theology, were not at all what he required.
Viewed as polemical works, these essays, I am well aware, are very unskilful.
Their principal literary defects are that they are too polemical, and too long.
It is not a philosophical treatise nor a polemical pamphlet.
Of course the suffrage has long since passed the polemical stage.