Citations with Calumniate:
The “plaudits of the multitude” can not long be held by the poet, and are not worthholding. The multitude knows nothing of poetry and does not read it. Themultitude will applaud you to-day, calumniate you to-morrow and thwack youathwart the mazzard the day after.
“In justice to that individual, the much ill-used peasant, Ziemianitch, I now declaresolemnly that the conclusions of that letter calumniate a man of the people–abright Russian soul…”