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  • noun Plural form of gospeller.

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Examples

  • The "Leech book" [148] says that for typhus fever the patient is to drink of a decoction of herbs over which many masses have been sung, then say the names of the four "gospellers" and a charm and a prayer.

    Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing

  • And the tenets of the new "gospellers" are as openly maintained as those of Rome are impugned.

    Shakespeare: His Life, Art, And Characters, Volume I. With An Historical Sketch Of The Origin And Growth Of The Drama In England

  • In the liturgy there are gospellers, lectors, preachers, organists, choir directors; not to mention the indispensable ushers and greeters.

    A pro-choice Catholic is the new Notre Dame football coach « Dating Jesus

  • Yet, however indifferent and superficial a theologian, he began to suspect that he was now in company with one of the gospellers, or heretics, before whose influence the ancient system of religion now tottered to the very foundation.

    The Monastery

  • They embrace her and let her pass and she is among the charismatic band, the gospellers rocking in place, when the train lamps swing their beams onto the billboard.

    Underworld

  • They embrace her and let her pass and she is among the charismatic band, the gospellers rocking in place, when the train lamps swing their beams onto the billboard.

    Underworld

  • They embrace her and let her pass and she is among the charismatic band, the gospellers rocking in place, when the train lamps swing their beams onto the billboard.

    Underworld

  • “I have heard my grandame say, that before the gospellers came in, the old Catholic father confessors and their penitents always had a cup of sack together before confession; and you are my penitent.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • In old age she takes up with gospellers (one stayed with her at New Place and drank a quart of sack the town council paid for but in which bed he slept it skills not to ask) and heard she had a soul.

    Ulysses

  • Messias, whereof I mean not to speak; for it belongs not unto my purpose, and the devils, that is to say, the false accusers and dissembled gospellers, will therein oppose me.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

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