high-churchman love


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who holds high-church principles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One of those members of the Anglican Church who maintain or attach especial importance to certain strict views of doctrine.


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  • These gentlemen, with an equal share of pride, pedantry, and saturnine disposition, were, by the accidents of education and company, diametrically opposite in political maxims; the one, as we have already observed, being a bigoted high-churchman, and the other a rank republican.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • From the first settlement in 1607 the policy in Virginia was to let no question arise between high-churchman and Calvinist.

    Religious Life of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century The Faith of Our Fathers

  • A modern high-churchman [1150] asserts that the King's

    Henry VIII.

  • That man used to be a Methodist minister, and he was brought into the fold by a high-churchman.

    Stories of a western town

  • There is an elaborate presentation of a quite impossibly named clergyman, who is, it seems, an anticipator of "le Puseysme" and an actual high-churchman, who talks as never high-churchman talked from

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • Tom professed himself, albeit a high-churchman, a strong King

    The History of Henry Esmond

  • He was himself a high-churchman in his spirit, both in reference to the divine institution of the presbyterian form of government and the ascendancy of the Church as a great power in the world.

    Beacon Lights of History

  • He was a high-churchman, who sought to make the spiritual power independent of the temporal.

    Beacon Lights of History

  • He was simply the high-churchman aiming to secure the ascendency of the spiritual power.

    Beacon Lights of History

  • Hugo Bohun, who was not afraid of him, and was a high-churchman, being, in religion, and in all other matters, always on the side of the duchesses, said: "Well, St. Aldegonde, are you going to chapel in that dress?"



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