But the gain of escape from the egoism of passion to a more disinterested, even if a doctrinaire, view of life was great.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
But Howe was no doctrinaire, bound at all costs to uphold a system.
"The Tribune of Nova Scotia" by W. L. (William Lawson) Grant
Instead of Guizot, our Doctrinaire historian is Barante.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
It is the doctrinaire who must form systems within systems and policies within policies.
"Mountain Meditations" by L. Lind-af-Hageby
But he was too vital to become a mere doctrinaire.
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg
It is no narrow doctrinaire cult.
"New Worlds For Old" by Herbert George Wells
He was no mere bigoted doctrinaire, wedded to the absurd and exaggerated theories of the Teatolers.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
And he became a doctrinaire.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
Marchand is neither a doctrinaire nor a timid Conservative.
"Pot-Boilers" by Clive Bell
Some jog heavily on, like Metternich, or stiffen into arbitrary doctrinaires, like Guizot.
"Studies in Contemporary Biography" by James Bryce, Viscount Bryce
Dahl, Mortenson less doctrinaire about limiting buildings to no more than two stories.
Now they're starting to run conservatives out of town for being insufficiently doctrinaire.
Uncle Ray never budged an inch on politics, but he was not doctrinaire about music.
Few artisans are vocally doctrinaire.
My preceding blog post on the Wall Street Journal's op-ed page detailed how the worldviews of the page's writers and editors were skewed and distorted by doctrinaire economics, resistant to reality.