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revival meeting


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an evangelistic meeting intended to reawaken interest in religion


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  • I also remember attending a revival meeting in the Rev. Henry Jackson's meeting-house, at New Bedford, and going up the broad aisle to find a seat, I was met by a good deacon, who told me, in a pious tone, 'We don't allow niggers in here!'

    My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I.--Life as a Slave. Part II.--Life as a Freeman

  • Finally, after a particularly brilliant exhortation by Abel Ah Yo, replete with brimstone images of hell's burning (he had caught on to Alice's weakness β€” terror of earthquakes and volcanoes), she gave in and word went out that Alice, "the penitent Phyrne of Honolulu," would tell her soul in a revival meeting at his tabernacle.

    β€œIt was the Golden Fleece ready for the shearing.”


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