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  • n. Alternative form of pharisaism.


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  • That is where the hypocrisy, the phariseeism of imperialists lies.


  • You can see the hypocrisy and phariseeism of the imperialists.


  • But to condemn the victims of that system for acting as its logic compels is sheer folly or sheer phariseeism.

    The Price She Paid.

  • Written properly — if I am right — it would be an eloquent exposition of phariseeism at its apotheosis.

    "Instead of an Article : About Pittsburg and, Incidentally, about Editing a Magazine"

  • Nevertheless, having called attention to the religious spirit that lies latent in the pedantic Br [= a] hmanas, we are willing to admit that the age is overcast, not only with a thick cloud of ritualism, but also with an unpleasant mask of phariseeism.

    The Religions of India Handbooks on the History of Religions, Volume 1, Edited by Morris Jastrow

  • This phariseeism is so inveterate with us, that I may fairly say that one has to be sentenced to jail as a criminal in order to correct it.

    The Subterranean Brotherhood

  • Monkish asceticism and puritanic bigotry I abhor; but there is a happy medium between the wild excesses of so-called fashionable life and the straitlaced rigidity of narrow-minded phariseeism; and this I would earnestly entreat you to select.

    Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice

  • Now, there is a large class of text-books which every independent nation, if it would maintain its independence, must have written and published by its own citizens; and the Southern States of America, distinguished by a peculiar social system, and one obnoxious to the phariseeism of the world, are especially called on to think in such things for themselves, and to see that their children are instructed out of their own writings.

    Address to the People of North Carolina.

  • Most memorable words! thus setting virtue and obedience over all rites and ceremonies — a final answer to all ritualism and phariseeism.

    Ancient States and Empires

  • "I tell you, Queen, I have watched these associations all my life: I am getting old now, and I am as completely nauseated with their cant and phariseeism as Macaulay was with that of the seventeenth century Puritans.

    Macaria; or, Altars of Sacrifice


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