Dissenters


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Dissenters

Those who disassociated themselves from the Church of England.
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Thus Dissenters were ineligible; they could not run if asked, they could not serve if elected.
There was no competition in it at present; the Church-people had their own grocer and draper; the Dissenters had theirs; and the two or three butchers found a ready market for their joints without strict reference to religious persuasion--except that the rector's wife had given a general order for the veal sweet- breads and the mutton kidneys, while Mr.
Aye, aye; but he's none so fond o' your dissenters, for all that.
The divines of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States commonly call other denominations Dissenters, though there never was an established church in their own country!
And in England dissenters aren't gentlemen, are they?
There was a party in the Church which would very willingly have seen the Nonconformists or Dissenters persecuted.
During the remaining ten years of his life his reputation and authority among the Dissenters almost equalled his earnest devotion and kindness, and won for him from his opponents the good-naturedly jocose title of 'the Baptist bishop.
She came of Quaker stock, and he and his family, formerly Dissenters, were now members of the Church of England.
Dissenters resort thither in great numbers, as other people do, simply because it is a land of resort; and great settlements of them are founded, because ground can be purchased, and towns and villages reared, where there were none of the human creation before.
Spray's hearers, however, were incapable of following his subtleties, and many old-fashioned Dissenters were much pained by his "siding with the Catholics"; while others thought he had better let politics alone.
Viewing their religious liberties here, as held only by sufferance, yet bound to them by all the ties of conviction, and by all their sufferings for them, could they forbear to look upon every dissenter among themselves with a jealous eye?
But now he may be no better than a Dissenter, and want to push aside my son on pretence of doctrine.