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  • n. Plural form of Philadelphian.


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  • Philadelphians is blamed by Nicetas, while the anonymous German accuses the rudeness of his countrymen, (culpa nostra.)

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The Philadelphians was an exceptionally intense piece of theatre.

    George Heymont: The Best of BOA: Bay One Acts Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

  • The Philadelphians were the only three unpaid workers present.

    Gung-ho but untrained, volunteers hit a wall in helping mitigate gulf oil spill

  • A double line snakes through a garden outside the museum, where patient art lovers such as Philadelphians Gary and Tracy Bartlett, say they're ready to wait for hours.

    Exhibit Challenges French Impressions Of Monet

  • The Rite of Memphis was also closely associated with a secret society called the Philadelphians that had been founded by the Marquis de Chefdebien in 1780—another offshoot of von Hund’s Strict Templar Observance, although it was specifically formed to acquire occult knowledge.

    The Templar Revelation

  • Marconis de Nègre’s Rite of Memphis was closely connected with the society known as the Philadelphians, which was created by the Marquis de Chefdebien—a Rectified Scottish Rite Mason—in Narbonne in 178021.

    The Templar Revelation

  • According to Lyons, prostitution “thrived” in early Philadelphia and became “the most common nonmarital sexual behavior of Philadelphians during the late eighteenth century.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • If it was one of the lower-class establishments on Walnut Street, the kind of place where most Philadelphians went, before he reached the front door, Adams would have heard white men fiddling Irish reels and black men pounding out driving African rhythms on hand drums, rattles, and wooden blocks.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • In Philadelphia, between 1790 and 1799, only one couple was arrested for cross-racial fornication; only two couples were brought before the courts for fornicating in public; and not one person was charged for simple fornication between two consenting single white adults, despite overwhelming evidence that most Philadelphians were breaking these laws.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Those supporters displayed the kind of understandable swagger a new generation of Philadelphians possess.

    The Phillies fans celebrate


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