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  • n. Plural form of exhorter.


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  • Edward Herndon and B. Chewning who had been committed on the same charge, but being "exhorters" only they were soon released.

    A History of Caroline County, Virginia

  • Among the officially recognized officers of this twofold division are: (1) the "exhorters", who are commissioned to hold meetings for exhortation and prayer; (2) the "local preachers", laymen who, without renouncing their secular avocation, are licensed to preach; (3) the "itinerant preachers", who devote themselves exclusively to the ministry.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • "exhorters," selected, it seemed to me, on account of their cleverness in appealing to the emotional qualities of their hearers.

    With Sabre and Scalpel. The Autobiography of a Soldier and Surgeon

  • The choice of death is given to the rest of the people, who enclose the lifeless remains in little bags and burn them by the application of fire, while exhorters are present for the purpose of advising concerning a good death.

    The City of the Sun

  • He is an ideologue and a prophet; he has little need to persuade, only to exhort, and like most exhorters he hypnotizes himself with his own repetition.

    A Long View: Goldwater in History

  • No doubt some of these female exhorters acted outlandishly and caused genuine fear among the good Puritan elders for the safety of the colonies and the morals of the inhabitants.

    Woman's Life in Colonial Days

  • In nearly all the county histories we find mention of several of these Negro exhorters who seemingly were men of some degree of intelligence.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918

  • These then became exhorters, and moved among their friends in the congregation, begging them to yield their

    Expansion and Conflict

  • God had signally blessed the Women's Band as visitors and exhorters, and William Booth saw in them qualities that caused him to believe that, given opportuity, woman would excel as a leader -- a commander.

    The Angel Adjutant of "Twice Born Men"

  • John Burrill has other advisers, other exhorters, other spurs that urge him on to his own downfall.

    The Diamond Coterie


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