Both men offered (and continue to offer) their contemporaries new insights into themselves and the immediate world around them.
But contemporaries had qualms about launching unprovoked attacks.
At an age when most of her contemporaries are long retired, her professional life is booming.
Hawes later denied that drugs helped him play jazz—a beguiling myth that killed many of his contemporaries.
Imagine what would have happened if the judges in the Salem witch trials had encountered not their contemporaries but ours.
How do we belittle the works of our Fathers when we talk as though they wrought for their contemporaries only!
His contemporaries speak of his character in terms of eulogy.
Darwin's contemporaries, no doubt, smiled pity on the poor man.
I do not base my belief on any preference from Handel's contemporaries.
Like almost all his contemporaries, he saw in politics little more than a chessboard where the people at large were but pawns.