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Literary usage of Highhandedness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1890)
"In November he was translated to Stirling (first charge). In 1050 Guthrie treated General Middle- ton with a highhandedness which sealed his own full-. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... Tostig, proved the greatest hindrance to his plans, provoking wrath and opposition wherever he went by his highhandedness and cruelty. ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1889)
"That was the only occasion on which I ever saw any highhandedness on the part of the ants, though their usual ill-temper requires no very close observation ..."
4. The Bookman (1910)
"The limits of the scheme are set with a cool highhandedness of which no pedagogue would ever be guilty; the romantic poets, for the purposes of this volume, ..."