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  • adj. Obsolete form of heretic.
  • n. Obsolete form of heretic.


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  • John Huss for a heretick; 40 the stories of his own party style him a martyr.

    Religio Medici

  • A man that is an heretick after the first and second admonition reject;

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • ‘Drinking tea one day at Garrick’s with Mr. Langton, he was questioned if he was not somewhat of a heretick as to

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • I lost some of his good-will, by treating a heretical writer with more regard than, in his opinion, a heretick could deserve.

    A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland

  • By the Lord, I think thou art some kind of heretick.

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

  • Whosoevir wald delaite any of heresye, he was heard: no respect nor consideratioun had what mynd the delatour bayre to the persone delated; whosoever war produced for witnesses war admitted, how suspitious and infame that ever thei ware; yf two or thre had provin any poynt, that by thare law was holden heresye, that was ane heretick: rested no moir but

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Bott moist of all was he greved by certane wicked men, amongis whome Campbell the Blak Freir (of whome we spak befoir [56]) was principall, who continuallie cryed, "Convert, heretick: call upoun our Lady: say _Salve Regina_," etc. To whome he answered, "Departe, and truble me not, ye messingeris of Sathan."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • He has an excellent humour for an heretick, and in these days made the first Arminian.

    Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters

  • He eyed me with much suspicion; perhaps he had heard of ablutions in the Mahomedan religion, and knowing me to be a heretick, probably he came to the conclusion that all hereticks were Turks.

    Chapter III

  • Obviously, were cobblers to usurp the sacerdotal functions, the superstitious reverence of the people for the priestly office would not long endure: and it was his crime in upholding this sacrilegious practice which made the Rev. Thomas Cobbett cry out in his pulpit "against Gorton, that arch-heretick, who would have al men to be preachers."

    The Emancipation of Massachusetts


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