Generalizing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ClergiesBe neither intimate nor distant with the clergy.ndash;Irish ProverbPeople with high ideals don't necessarily make good politicians. If clean politics is so important, we should leave the job to scientists and the clergy.ndash;Michio Watanabe Use in Literature ClergiesAs the solemn procession moved along, they came to where the Reverend John Wilson, the Boston pastor, stood with others of the clergy.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.I do, however, somewhat regret the rather acrimonious tone which I occasionally adopted when speaking of the more conservative section of the clergy.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.Quietly to resume was impossible; for the obstinacy of the clergy, in refusing all compromise with Charles II.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.The superstition was, moreover, fostered by the clergy, who, in adopting this policy, were undoubtedly actuated by mixed motives.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.This was the culmination of the Puritan Commonwealth. The clergy were exultant, and the Rev.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.Winthrop, the wisest and ablest champion the clergy ever had, hung back.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.Appeal from the dictum of state and clergy would be a mere waste of time.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in Rezanov.It is impossible that your own observation can have given you much knowledge of the clergy.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.She was afraid she had used some strong, some contemptuous expressions in speaking of the clergy, and that should not have been.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
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