Grayson's rhetoric even caught the attention of Lenin, who in Communist party newspaper Pravda described him as 'a very fiery socialist, but one not strong in principles and given to phrasemongering
You thought you could still fool the people with your grandstanding and phrasemongering
A large revolutionary party confronting immovable conservative structures is irresistibly tempted towards an unacknowledged social democratic accommodation which it dissembles with revolutionary phrasemongering
, and from that it slides towards a basically liberal project.
Ashraf is even more scathing, describing Massey himself as a "renegade" and dismissing his work as "high flown revolutionary phrasemongering
, 'poetic' archaisms and jumbled metaphor, which did little to advance revolutionary poetry.