- Barnes called the speech " almost incredible grovelling " and " subserviency " to the Jews.
- Dissatisfaction with his treatment by Pope Julius II, and subserviency to the excommunicate Louis XII of France, led Carvajal to this rebellious attitude.
- In 1652, he was back in France and seems at once to have addressed himself with something like ignoble subserviency to the task of conciliating the court painter, Charles Le Brun.
- Under parliamentary conditions that were exceedingly unfavourable, and in an atmosphere charged with corruption, venality and subserviency, he had created a party before which ministers had begun to quail, and had inoculated the Protestant constituencies with a genuine spirit of liberty and self-reliance.
- The handful of members held three sessions at Pisa . } } They were encouraged by Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Louis XII . According to Shahan, dissatisfaction with treatment by Julius II, and subserviency to the excommunicate Louis XII, led Carvajal to this rebellious attitude.