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His caustic audacity salted his sycophancy and made him a man apart from the herd of flatterers.
Think not, however, that this inequality favors pride on the one hand, and sycophancy on the other.
THE HEARTH-STONESAMUEL OSGOOD
The soft sycophancy of Mrs. Nuttall disgusted him; he knew well enough what evoked it.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
This is not the time for sycophancy, for servility, for compromise of principle, for forgetfulness of our rights.
SLAVERYWILLIAM E. CHANNING
It was not until all hope of turning sycophancy to further account was gone that he took up with patriotism.
He was not born to an inheritance of sycophancy; it comes like an afflatus upon him, and it turns his head.
He doubtless professed his readiness to go any length in the way of sycophancy which might be required of him for the future.
He did it by being, quite frankly, all things to all men, although never with sycophancy nor apparent falseness.
THE CATHEDRALSIR HUGH WALPOLE
Losing sight of their own manhood and self-respect, they descend to the most degrading sycophancy.
Addressing the great without sycophancy, he lived in good-fellowship with all men.
THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. I (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON

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