Nonconformists


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Nonconformists

Dissenters from the Church of England.
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Charles passed this Act, not because he was sorry for the Nonconformists--as all who would not conform to the Church of England were called--but because he wished to free the Roman Catholics, and he could not do that without freeing the Nonconformists too.
There is nothing in the whole world so unbecoming to a woman as a Nonconformist conscience.
Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist. He who would gather immortal palms must not be hindered by the name of goodness, but must explore if it be goodness.
He disappeared into his bedroom and returned in a few minutes in the character of an amiable and simple-minded Nonconformist clergyman.
See the independence in every step: that's his heel on the neck of the oppressor: it's the nonconformist conscience in baggy breeches.
Nonconformists, once recognised, will be singled out and, in at least some small way, shamed.
For instance, the 19th century review known as the Blue Books was indeed prompted by Welshmen worried about the state of schools in Wales, but the commissioners who carried out the review were non Welsh-speaking Englishmen, members of the Church of England, looking at often monoglot Welsh nonconformists.
They should go back to the founding fathers, Christian NonConformists, Socialists and Communists; people that would have no truck with the likes of Blair.
minds of Nonconformists, than the shrines celebrated in the Catholic and
The Glorious Revolution in 1688 which saw England's Roman Catholic king James II chased out of England brought hope for Nonconformists as the new king and queen were Dutch Protestant William of Orange and his English wife Mary.
Patriots and nonconformists thus differed markedly in how they positioned themselves in and moved through the social world: 'Whereas patriots carefully managed their public appearance, converts paraded their private deeds for other people to examine.
I thought that skaters were nonconformists? Well, for those of you who have jumped on the demonic bandwagon, it's important for you to know that the Devil is not your friend.