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He exhorted his hearers to imitate the example of Paris, and accused the royal officers of indolence and pusillanimity.
England then might, with more reason, reproach her own rulers for pusillanimity than the Corsicans for ingratitude.
Comments were very freely made on the energy displayed by commanders in some instances, in contrast with pusillanimity in others.
The Elector's struggle with himself was long and violent, but pusillanimity and self-interest for awhile prevailed.
But the pusillanimity which I have observed among the so-called Liberals has given me cause for reflection.
GHOSTSHENRIK IBSEN
He was a bold man, and his indignation, in view of the pusillanimity of his uncle, at last overleaped his prudence.
HERNANDO CORTEZJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The Revolution in Paris, it is well known, owed its success entirely to the pusillanimity of the men of the royal family.
And therefore much Laughter at the defects of others is a signe of Pusillanimity.
LEVIATHANTHOMAS HOBBES
The citizens of Prague were indignant at the pusillanimity of Frederic.
Ferdinand was enraged at what he considered the pusillanimity of the king.

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