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  • n. Plural form of furtherer.

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Examples

  • [2122] Jason Pratensis puts this of education for a principal cause; bad parents, stepmothers, tutors, masters, teachers, too rigorous, too severe, too remiss or indulgent on the other side, are often fountains and furtherers of this disease.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Those that in the very first place shall endeavor to redress the grievances, will be found not to hinder, but to be the best furtherers of his majesty’s service.

    On Grievances in the Reign of Charles I.

  • The chief furtherers of these reforms were lay fraternities, calling themselves Disciplinati di Gesu

    Some Forerunners of Italian Opera

  • This work had many enemies at the beginning, that impeded it, whom God hath taken by the heart, and made plain; yea, He hath made them furtherers of the work.

    The Covenants And The Covenanters Covenants, Sermons, and Documents of the Covenanted Reformation

  • Nay, esteem no man your enemy, but love even your persecutors, as the most dear furtherers of your salvation.

    A Mirror for Monks.

  • Hitherto all those extraordinary furtherers of humanity whom one calls philosophers -- who rarely regarded themselves as lovers of wisdom, but rather as disagreeable fools and dangerous interrogators -- have found their mission, their hard, involuntary, imperative mission (in the end, however, the greatness of their mission), in being the bad conscience of their age.

    Beyond Good and Evil

  • Those who will not appear, and act, as furtherers of Christ's kingdom, will be looked upon, and dealt with, as hinderers of it; if we gather not with Christ, we scatter; it is not enough, not to do hurt, but we must do good.

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

  • Without a critical descant upon every circumstance of the vision, the design of it is to assure the prophet, and by him the people, that this good work of building the temple should, by the special care of divine Providence, and the immediate influence of divine grace, be brought to a happy issue, though the enemies of it were many and mighty and the friends and furtherers of it few and feeble.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • Patent graunted by Queene Marie to the Moscouie companie, that my lord your father being then lord high Admirall of England was one of the first fauourers and furtherers, with his purse and countenance, of the strange and wonderfull Discouerie of Russia, the chiefe contents of this present

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 01

  • For which purpose, I haue taken vpon me to write this simple short Treatise, hoping that it shall be able to perswade such as haue bene, and yet doe continue detractors and hinderers of this iourney, (by reason perhaps that they haue not deliberately and aduisedly entred into the iudgement of the matter) that yet now vpon better consideration they will become fauourable furtherers of the same.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation, Vol. XII., America, Part I.

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