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  • n. Plural form of outgate.

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Examples

  • Then all the rest of your life on this prison-house of an earth will be a history in you and to you of all kinds of rare outgates.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Lady Robertland's outgates were not rare in the sense of coming seldom and being few; for, the fact is, they filled her remarkable life full; but they were rare in the sense that she, like the Psalmist in Mr. James Guthrie's psalm, was a wonder unto many, and most of all unto herself.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Her ladyship often told saintly Mr. Castlelaw of her rare outgates, and always so spoke to him of the Amen, who has the keys of hell and of death, that he never could read that chapter all his days without praising God that he had had the Lady Robertland and her rare outgates in his sin-sick parish.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • She often spoke of her rare outgates to David Dickson, and Robert Blair, and John Livingstone, and to her own Stewarton minister, Mr. Castlelaw, whose name written in water on earth is written in letters of gold in heaven.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • No wonder that Wodrow calls her 'a much - exercised woman, 'with such ingates and outgates, and with such miracles of an interposing Providence filling her childhood, her youth, her married and her widowed life.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Rutherford's letters are full of more or less mysterious allusions to the rare outgates that God in Christ had given him also from the snares and traps into which he had fallen by the sins and follies of his unregenerate youth.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • 'My Master hath outgates of His own which are beyond the wisdom of man,' writes Rutherford, in her own language, to Lady Robertland from

    Samuel Rutherford

  • And her rare outgates does not imply that Lady Robertland's outgates were few, but that they were extraordinary, seldom matched, and above all expectation and praise.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • O truly famous saint, the Lady Robertland, who got so many and so rare outgates from the Amen with the keys!

    Samuel Rutherford

  • It seemed conclamatum est with me, 'she would then say, quoting a well - known expression of Samuel Rutherford's, which is, being interpreted, It's all over and gone with me,' but Providence, since the Amen took it in hand, has a thousand and more keys wherewith to give poor creatures like me our rare outgates. '

    Samuel Rutherford

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