from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See manory.
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"There's a hossery down the road a ways, and a mannery, too, all run by old Sam Fyles."
A straw-mannery committed by many other theologians (and also by some commenters on this blog)?
But why indulge in straw-mannery to claim this role for religion?
(Ok, so the correct word is probably cosomonautry or space-mannery or whatever, but as a claustrophobe, i never really looked into the area too much as a child.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, indulged in this form of straw-mannery in an interview about his recent book with The Guardian (see
430 GisborneV Vala ofJVevers a Poemm The editor, then, in a brief and modest mannery gives a view of what he thought incumbent on himself to undertake, in con-* sequence of his engagement.