Dissenter sentence examples

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  • 5, a dissenter chosen churchwarden and scrupling to take the oaths may execute his office by deputy.

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  • Even after this certain High Churchmen held that a Lutheran was a" dissenter,"and that the prince should be asked to subscribe to the Thirty-Nine Articles.

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  • dis-sentire, to disagree), one who dissents or disagrees in matters of opinion, belief, &c. The term "dissenter" is, however, practically restricted to the special sense of a member of a religious body in England which has, for one reason or another, separated from the Established Church.

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  • Throughout his whole career Binney was a vigorous opponent of the state church principle, but those who simply classified him as a narrow-minded political dissenter did him injustice.

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  • Strictly a " dissenter " is one who dissents from the church as an " established " body, or who dissents from the establishment of a state church, while conforming or not to its forms, ceremonies or practice.

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  • He later became a dissenter, throwing over his original intention of going to Oxford University.

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  • laudable ambition to unite Catholic, Protestant and Dissenter under the common name of Irishmen and Irishwomen.

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  • DISSENTER (Lat.

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  • In this connotation the terms "dissenter" and "dissenting," which had acquired a somewhat contemptuous flavour, have tended since the middle of the 19th century to be replaced by "nonconformist," a term which did not originally imply secession, but only refusal to conform in certain particulars (e.g.

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  • The lone dissenter to leave the world's fastest growing.

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  • After the death of his father, who was a rigid Dissenter, his mother, left in poverty, lived with some Roman Catholic families.

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