They were Presbyterians, the judge was a freethinker
Socrates is nowhere represented to us as a freethinker
To all this her mother replied that Alexandra was a freethinker
, and that all this was due to that "cursed woman's rights question.
includes 18 lines (lines 281-98) reflecting adversely on Thomas Woolston (1670-1733), the clergyman and freethinker
who questioned Christ's miracles in a series of Discourses (1727-29) and Defences (1729-30).
prosecution was to demonstrate that freedom of expression existed only within Christian bounds.
French storyteller and humanist who attained notoriety as a freethinker
A fairly able commander, Orleans owed his positions less to ability than to his social and dynastic position; although intelligent and generous, Orleans was a notoriously cynical freethinker
and libertine, and a drunkard as well.
She was an outspoken freethinker
in religion and a crusader for more equitable distribution of property as well as for women's rights, free public education, and the abolition of slavery.
and a soldier, famed for his skill in duels as well as for his inordinately long nose, Cyrano served as inspiration for the central character in Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac (1897).
She declares that "it is time to revive the evocative and honorable freethinker
, with its insistence that Americans think for themselves instead of relying on received opinion.
Of course not, he was one of us, a liberal, a freethinker
, a little pragmatic perhaps, the end justifying the means, but.
In 1896, the church - in the form of the vicar, the Rev Cutfield Wardroper - and the pub - in the form of freethinker
George Eastwood - seriously fell out over the vicar's refusal to hold a harvest festival.