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It’s no news to anyone, for example, that the commanders at the Alamo, William Barret Travis and James Bowie, were scoundrels before the war with Mexico.What people today — including Phil Collins — get wrong about the Alamo|H.W. Brands|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
It may have seemed like a novelty act at the time, but in the 13 years since, he has been credibly breaking bones and shooting scoundrels at about a movie-a-year pace.The surprisingly durable second act of Liam Neeson|Scott Tobias|June 25, 2021|Washington Post
As she nods off at night, Arya Stark mutters the names of every scoundrel she plans to kill someday.Game of Thrones’ Ep. 5 'First of His Name' Recap: An Ode to the Women of Westeros|Andrew Romano|May 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A c--t is different than your run-of-the-mill jerk (or scoundrel, or creep, or whatever).Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But all too often, as Samuel Johnson famously pointed out, “Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.”Putin’s Patriotism is Phony, His Desperation is Real|Andrew Nagorski|April 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Given a choice between the scoundrel and the scold, who might the people go for?Bring on the Made-for-Reality-TV District Race Down South|Michelle Cottle|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Fox News scoundrel is at it again, this time going after the Girl Scouts for ties to a gay punk band.Girl Scouts and Homosexual Overtones: The Worst of Bill O’Reilly|The Daily Beast|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact that no thorough scoundrel ever yet confined himself to one or two pieces of villainy.The Garret and the Garden|R.M. Ballantyne
The ruler of Asturia might be a scoundrel, but he certainly was a scoundrel who was sick unto death.
And she knew one thing that Vera Galloway could not possibly know—this man was a scoundrel.
"And that scoundrel Weirmarsh killed him because he feared exposure," he remarked in a low, hard voice.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux
Aunt Maria was rather surprised and shocked to see such an excellent man look so much like an infamous scoundrel.Overland|John William De Forest