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a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority)

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Nokes' Johnson is the familiar character we all know - scruffy and shambolic in appearance, the master of wit, repartee and argument, the High Tory who opposed slavery (and hired a Negro servant who was the chief beneficiary in his will) and the rebellious Americans (in large part because of it), the devout High Churchman who was extraordinarily charitable, the man who did more than anyone else to establish the English language which some of us still use.
It was the leading High Churchman Francis Atterbury, himself a member of the lower house committee on heretical and scandalous books, who insisted that Burner's Exposition was a work of heresy which the committee must consider.
Nothing but religion will permanently improve the condition of the people," commented Hackney High Churchman Rev.
Described as a high churchman who retains the common touch, he said: 'As president of the BMI my role will not just be as a figurehead but I will be involved in all its different areas.
William Baron, another High Churchman, took on the cause of Charles I in numerous attacks against republicans in the 1690s at the height of the controversy over the authorship of Eikon Basilike.
It is less apparent that we can understand the policies of Pitt better by knowing how he liked his garden, or the religion of a high churchman from his attitude to bathing.
In his early days at the little seminary of the German Reformed Church in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania, Schaff, as a high churchman from Berlin, was critical of the individualistic and sectarian character of American religious life, but he became increasingly impressed by its vitality and appreciative of American religious freedom and diversity.
Instead of accepting Swift's own description, and teasing out its implications for the interpretation of his works, however, Dr Higgins insists that Swift was a Tory as well as a High Churchman.
Although Hodgkins generally rejects Walton's interpretation of Herbert as an anti-Puritan High Churchman, nevertheless he does seem to find in Herbert's poetry Walton's own nostalgia for pre-Civil War Anglicanism and Walton's view of Herbert as an exemplar of that version of English Christianity.
Frustratingly for his biographer, it was also said of him that his own mind had no history; he was a high Tory, High Churchman, apparently from birth.