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- n. Plural form of sermonizing.
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Yea, verily, bereft are the many of the vaunted secular gospels, betided woefully of the brutal loss of their mind melting, anti-American, pessimistic on-air sermonizings.
The zeal with which he sang on Sunday, and the marked attention which he paid to the sermonizings of the dominic, advanced him so far in the affections of the honest people of that rural town, that, had he asked their wealth, their prayers, or their votes, he would have had no difficulty in obtaining them.
But such discipline could never be obtained by commands, by sermonizings, in short, through any of the disciplinary devices universally known.
But you must not suppose from this specimen of his sermonizings that he ever flew into downright passions with his congregation.