Definition of Recalcitrances
1. recalcitrance [n] - See also: recalcitrance
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Literary usage of Recalcitrances
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1914)
"... popular; and there have sometimes been almost violent recalcitrances against him, such as that made by Mrs. Oliphant in her book on English literature. ..."
2. The Bookman (1898)
"... and recalcitrances of old taste. This, for instance, taken from a striking criticism on Swift, is excellent in both kinds : " That such a tract as the ..."
3. Art in France by Louis Hourticq (1911)
"The couples in this exquisite gathering show a certain hesitation; they set off not without delays and recalcitrances, but the incline is so gentle, ..."
4. Art in France by Louis Hourticq (1911)
"... show a certain hesitation; they set off not without delays and recalcitrances, but the incline is so gentle, and the example of others so alluring ! ..."