In Mine-Mill's provincial organ, the BC District Union News, Murphy called the Billingsley group a "clique," "traitors," "seceders
," and "ratting shop stewards," claiming that many of them were from "the old company union gang." He said the CCL leadership was "guilty of treachery." (48) He then issued this rallying cry: "Remembering our martyred dead, we fight to see these traditions live." (49) Murphy condemned raid leaders, arguing that "in their mad struggle for power the Charlie Millards, [Aaron] Moshers, [Bill] Mahoneys, etc., care nothing for the conditions of the workers." (50)
(24.) Khawarij literally means seceders
, derived from the Arabic verb, kharaja (to secede or move out), while Murji'i literally means one who postpones or defers, derived from irjah (to postpone of defer).
Dutch immigrants arrived in Holland before 1850 as "seceders
," whose church was also their government.
Despite efforts like Heywood's to "see if we can't make it a match for the public-house" (Addresses 108), Hudson reports that pubs teemed with "desultory pupils of the evening classes of the Mechanics' Institution as well as the seceders
from the Athenaeum" (Hudson 140).
In the mid-1800s, a group of mostly poor farmers known as the "Seceders
" rebelled against the Dutch government when it tried to modernize the state Calvinist church, including by changing the songbooks used during worship and ending discriminatory laws against Catholics and Jews.
Instead, its members accused seceders
of lacking faith, maturity, and spiritual conviction.
They are an extension of Al Khawarij [the Seceders
in the late 7th century who developed and adopted extreme doctrines, declaring other Muslims non-believers who could be killed]," he said in his statement last week
The terrifying "Incident" occurs in a school nestled in a deceptively pastoral setting that resists the encroaching tides of North London suburban growth: "Dissenting chapels, tea-bowers, lovers' lairs, / Neat new-built villas, ample Grecian squares, / Remaining orchards ripening Windsor pears." This is the native territory of middle-class dissenters, who are praised yet gently mocked for their Protestant work ethic ("blest with this worlds possessions") and for their stubborn conscience and sectarianism ("Seceders
from the Protestant Secessions").
Lincoln had once hoped that the secession problem could be resolved without dealing too harshly with the seceders
, that appeals to "the mystic chords of memory" would draw them back.
It is a new affront and wrong to the slave states, and raises a wall against the return of the seceders
. The December 21, 1861, issue of the Athenaeum commented,
(12) The Presbyterian and Reformed churches involved were: The Church of Scotland; The United Free Church of Scotland; The Synod of Original Seceders
; The Presbyterian Church of England; The Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Church; The Presbyterian Church of Ireland; The Presbyterian Church in the United States of America; The United Presbyterian Church of North America; The Reformed (Dutch) Church in America; The Presbyterian Church of Canada; The Reformed Presbytery of India; and The Gopalgunge Evangelistic Mission.
But by the 19th century many Jews had moved away, to what were then the suburbs, and found Shearith Israel "very far from the convenience of a considerable number of our brethren." Besides, the Sephardic population had given way to new Ashkenazi immigrants from Germany and Poland, who found "it difficult to accustom [themselves] to the Portuguese minhag." The seceders
built an imposing new synagogue, B'nai Jeshurun; but apparently it wasn't good enough, because just three years later a group of Jews split from B'nai Jeshurun to found their own congregation, Anshe Chesed.