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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of creed.


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  • Yet so inconsistent is human nature, so given to forms which it calls creeds, that when I afterwards put on the surplice and read prayers to my adopted people, he counted it as great a defection as taking to saddle and spur.


  • The difference between the two creeds is noteworthy.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The principles of the oracles of God brought into a little compass in creeds and catechisms have, like the beams of the sun contracted in a burning glass, conveyed divine light and heat with a wonderful power.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

  • The answer he got was "all their creeds were an abomination in His sight," and that other believers "were all corrupt."

    James Peron: Hate: The Tie That Binds the Religious Right

  • If our creeds are an expression of our animality, if they require an explanation from natural science, then we have not transcended our genetic imperatives.

    Spelling it out ...

  • For the sake of truth, I must add that the fanatical enormities perpetrated in the name of religion are only to be put down to the adherents of monotheistic creeds, that is, the Jewish faith and its two branches, Christianity and Islamism.


  • This uncompromising enemy of the creeds was the ally of their highest uses.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864

  • Their creeds were their schemes, their religions their nostrums, their philosophies their devices, by which they half-believed they would outwit the Noseless One and the Night.

    John Barleycorn

  • "Your Majesty, we too are believers in God; but we also believe in much beside; so, if but for comparison of creeds, which is never unprofitable while in good nature, I should like to hear the noble and fair speaking guest further."

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • For my own part, however, I cannot recognise Shakspeare's spirit in this antagonism of creeds, which is, perhaps, even more strongly displayed in the prophetic speech of Cranmer's in the last scene, wherein he says, "God shall be truly known!"

    Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc


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