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one who supports and adheres to another

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Pfuel and his adherents demanded a retirement into the depths of the country in accordance with precise laws defined by a pseudo-theory of war, and they saw only barbarism, ignorance, or evil intention in every deviation from that theory.
Wickson--men, worth a few millions, who were adherents of the arch- oligarchs.
Geoffrey turned to his admirers and adherents with a roar of derisive laughter.
Within the next two generations, and after much fierce fighting between the adherents of the two religions, all the other kingdoms as well had been christianized.
At present the governors, induced by the motives which I have named, treat their subjects badly; while they and their adherents, especially the young men of the governing class, are habituated to lead a life of luxury and idleness both of body and mind; they do nothing, and are incapable of resisting either pleasure or pain.
The schoolmaster was indeed afraid to return to bed by himself; and as he did not know how soon he might lose the company of my landlady, he was resolved to secure that of the boy, in whose presence he apprehended no danger from the devil or any of his adherents.
The combatants, however, sit there quietly, tended by their seconds, while their adherents wrangle in the middle.
Deprived of their adherents and mediators; her pride and jealousy roused to the utmost; with nobody to undeceive her, and you to confirm me; you will find that their intercourse will close with her answer.
The trial of the Scowrers was held far from the place where their adherents might have terrified the guardians of the law.
He gathered quite a following of lads interested in the exhibition; and one that had cut his finger and had been a centre of fascination and homage up to this time, now found himself sud- denly without an adherent, and shorn of his glory.
He returns, in fine, to punish as a rebel every adherent of his brother Prince John.
Her father, however, delighted with his new acquaintance, mounted his newly purchased horse, and followed in the train of the captain, to whom he continued to be a faithful and useful adherent during his sojourn in the neighborhood.
His favor with Tamahmaah, never declined; and when that sagacious, intrepid, and aspiring chieftain had made himself sovereign over the whole group of islands, and removed his residence to Woahoo, he left his faithful adherent John Young in command of Owyhee.
But it is full of indignation to-night after undergoing the ordeal of consigning to the tomb the remains of a faithful, a zealous, a devoted adherent.
Sprague, the rugged and weighty, was, as every one had foreseen, an adherent of Mr.