Definition of derogation:
I hear, in derogation of the value of the fact from which I draw inferences so favorable to the spirit of the people and to its just expectation from ministers, that the eighteen million loan is to be considered in no other light than as taking advantage of a very lucrative bargain held out to the subscribers.- "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.
- "The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3", John Bunyan.
- "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.