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  • adj. Alternative form of Protestant.


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  • Madame de Warens was what he calls protestant in literary taste, and would talk for ever of the great Bayle, while she thought more of Saint Evremond than she could ever persuade Rousseau to think.


  • After the Reformation, particularly in protestant lands, justifications for aristocratic rule usually made only a token reference to the formal churches.

    Matthew Yglesias » George Orwell Was a Socialist

  • Equiano's temporary reticence regarding this corrupt deployment of George's anti-slavery position breaks down when he attempts to give George a double lesson first in protestant election and later in capitalist exchange:

    The State of Things: Olaudah Equiano and the Volatile Politics of Heterocosmic Desire

  • If we return to Equiano's mediation between the church and the marketplace, we find that his temporary reticence at the outset of this episode regarding the corrupt deployment of George's anti-slavery position for ends defined by the Albera Poyer scheme breaks down when he attempts to give George a double lesson in protestant election and capitalist exchange. [

    The State of Things: Olaudah Equiano and the Volatile Politics of Heterocosmic Desire

  • We must re-instill the so-called protestant ethic and bite the bullet as we "legalize" certain "recreational drugs" – and sell those drugs, heavily taxed and handled just as we do alcohol – perhaps using state-liquor sales stores.

    I'll See You at the Bill Signing

  • This was the armour of defence; but our sparks were not altogether so tame as to carry their provision no further, for truly they intended to be assailants upon fair occasion, and had for that end recommended also to them a certain pocket weapon, which for its design and efficacy had the honour to be called a protestant flail.

    Royalty Restored

  • They knew that Lord John had a right to revive the unforgotten contrast between Peel's rejection of so-called protestant securities in

    The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) 1809-1859

  • Emboldened at once by zeal and ambition, he hastened to open a communication with the new government, in the shape of an exhortation to the queen to call a protestant council for establishing uniformity of doctrine and of church government; but his dream of supremacy was quickly dissipated on receiving for answer, that England was determined to preserve her episcopacy.

    Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

  • In this Diocese, we claim to be Cranmerians - that is, the protestant Reformation has come down to us via Archbishop Cranmer, his thirty nine articles and the Book of Common Prayer.

    SA Latest News

  • If you try to don the Irish flag colors of green, white and orange, Irish people will tell you that you cannot wear orange because it is a "protestant" color.

    Elizabeth Donoghue: Wearing of the Green


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