Presbyterian


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a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church

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They were Presbyterians, the judge was a freethinker.
To be sure, the Cuthberts always had gone to William Blair's; it was almost as much a matter of conscience with them as to attend the Presbyterian church and vote Conservative.
I've got to be a Presbyterian, 'cause I stick to a thing when I once decide it.
But if he isn't mad he'll be sorry, and that'll be even worse, for a Presbyterian I'm bound to be.
Well, Methodists are pretty near as good as Presbyterians," said Felicity, with the air of one making a great concession.
It is felony, as I have just told you, for a Roman Catholic priest to celebrate a marriage which may be lawfully celebrated by a parochial clergyman, a Presbyterian mini ster, and a Non-conformist minister.
Mary Presbyterian Church now, and I rented it from the trustees.
Everything went well, and with all the fervor of a Presbyterian, he did not forget to thank heaven for it.
The prohibition of the flute and dancing is inveighed against as wrong and foolish; -- the more than presbyterian manner of keeping the sabbath is looked at in a similar light.
He became unfortunately embroiled also with the Church, which (the Presbyterian denomination) exercised a very strict control in Scotland.
answered Western; "and I pity your town learning; I had rather be anything than a courtier, and a Presbyterian, and a Hanoverian too, as some people, I believe, are.
When an itinerant priest of the persuasion of the Methodists, Baptists, Universalists, or of the more numerous sect of the Presbyterians, was accidentally in the neighborhood, he was ordinarily invited to officiate, and was commonly rewarded for his services by a collection in a hat, before the congregation separated.
Monk and Lambert, therefore, had at first thought of creating an army each for himself: Monk in Scotland, where were the Presbyterians and the royalists, that is to say, the malcontents; Lambert in London, where was found, as is always the case, the strongest opposition to the existing power which it had beneath its eyes.
Lambert's camp because those gentlemen from the city pay well -- whilst your Scotchmen, Puritans, Presbyterians, Covenanters, or whatever you choose to call them, eat but little, and pay for nothing.
The Presbyterians were now in power; Bunyan was a Baptist, and some of the Presbyterians would gladly have silenced him.
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