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The house, awhile before filled with servants and sycophants, was left in silence.
Easy of approach, he has still that reserve that bids (p. 334) all sycophants mark well their conduct and demeanor.
They find it in their interest to be generous, obliging, and friendly; but to represent them as timorous sycophants is absurd.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
None, even among Bismarck's modern sycophants, would pretend that their hero was the inventor of German unity.
As for the plodding, inky sycophants who fawned upon Mr. Cray's informativeness, Michael regarded them with horror and contempt.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
To have shown his money would have made him shunned by the proud and courted by the sycophants, in any case a stranger.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
It was either Landover and his little band of sycophants, or me and the entire company of men on this ship.
WEST WIND DRIFTGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
He was surrounded by flatterers and sycophants from his babyhood, and treated as if he were born to a kingdom.
UNDER FALSE PRETENCESADELINE SERGEANT
The National Property Rate, with the aid of sycophants, would remove many obstructions.
There would spring up, as in Attica, a large class of professional sycophants.

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