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  • n. Plural form of furtherance.

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Examples

  • “That the embracement of such a truth will further us in our obedience and walking with God, therefore value and prize it,” is good arguing; but, “That such a doctrine will further us in a way of godliness, therefore it is a truth,” when we may be mistaken both in godliness itself and in the motives to it and furtherances of it, is but a presumption.

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • But there are various other furtherances to self - control that may be briefly suggested.

    Problems of Conduct

  • Each new form repeats not only the main character of the type, but part for part all the details, all the aims, furtherances, hindrances, energies and whole system of every other.

    V. Essays. Compensation. 1841

  • Of that Manuscript my kind considerate and ever faithful friend James Anthony Froude (as he has lovingly promised me) takes precious charge in my stead; to him therefore I give it with whatever other furtherances and elucidations may be possible; and I solemnly request of him to do his best and wisest in the matter, as I feel assured he will.

    New Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Yet what was not demanded for it? not merely to leave earth below, and claim a higher origin, but to recognize as divine even humility and poverty, scorn and contempt, shame and misery, suffering and death; nay, to revere and make lovable even sin and crime, not as hindrances but as furtherances of holiness!

    The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Volume 02 Masterpieces of German Literature Translated into English. in Twenty Volumes

  • But with shutters and stillness, and all possible furtherances, I was finding sleep impossible at home; so perhaps it may suit the contradictory nature of the animal to sleep here without them.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • In the figure that refers to all the skyey influence of dew, rain, sunshine, passing breezes, and still ripening autumn days; in the reality it refers to all the motives, powers, impulses, helps, furtherances by which He makes it possible for us to serve Him and love Him, and bring forth fruits of righteousness.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture Psalms

  • _New Atlantis_ -- that we must recognise "humility and poverty, mockery and despite, disgrace and suffering, as divine -- nay, even on sin and crime to look not as hindrances, but to honour them, as furtherances of what is holy."

    Thomas Carlyle

  • These sum up the intellectual aids and furtherances of the whole place.

    Dreamthorp A Book of Essays Written in the Country

  • Each new form repeats not only the main character of the type, but part for part all the details, all the aims, furtherances, hindrances, energies, and whole system of every other.

    Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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