He said, "It ain't muddy in a Protestant
canton when it rains.
Brooke, who was just then informing him that the Reformation either meant something or it did not, that he himself was a Protestant
to the core, but that Catholicism was a fact; and as to refusing an acre of your ground for a Romanist chapel, all men needed the bridle of religion, which, properly speaking, was the dread of a Hereafter.
When I found that he was a Catholic I was almost ready to abjure the Protestant
religion for his sake; but I perceived that this was not necessary when I came to know that most of his friends were Protestants
It is said that there are three kinds of Irish--Catholic, Protestant
, and North-of-Ireland--and that the North-of-Ireland Irishman is a transplanted Scotchman.
but the Protestant
churches, being less prosperous, feel that they can
So deeply did it move me that, without a thought of the impropriety of the act, I unconsciously bared my head, as a devout Catholic or well-bred Protestant
uncovers before an image of the Blessed Virgin.
This was the storm of the Reformation which was to divide the world into Protestant
But father, he just looked relieved and he says, says he, 'Goodness, boy, you can be a Presbyterian or anything else you like, so long as it's Protestant
By the Irish Statute of George the Second," he said, "every marriage celebrated by a Popish priest between two Protestants
, or between a Papist and any person who has been a Protestant
within twelve months before the marriage, is declared null and void.
Much the same was true of the 'secular' clergy (those not members of monastic orders, corresponding to the entire clergy of Protestant
When I mention religion, I mean the Christian religion; and not only the Christian religion, but the Protestant
religion; and not only the Protestant
religion, but the Church of England.
No one knew what her faith was--Catholic, Protestant
, or Orthodox.
In such a novel intermixture, however, of men born and nurtured in freedom, and the compliant minions of absolute power, the catholic and the protestant
, the active and the indolent, some little time was necessary to blend the discrepant elements of society.
The good-natured locksmith was still patting her on the back and applying such gentle restoratives, when a message arrived from Mrs Varden, making known to all whom it might concern, that she felt too much indisposed to rise after her great agitation and anxiety of the previous night; and therefore desired to be immediately accommodated with the little black teapot of strong mixed tea, a couple of rounds of buttered toast, a middling-sized dish of beef and ham cut thin, and the Protestant
Manual in two volumes post octavo.
Certainly the religious and moral ideas of the Dodsons and Tullivers were of too specific a kind to be arrived at deductively, from the statement that they were part of the Protestant
population of Great Britain.