The heathen

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as the term is used in the Scriptures, all people except the Jews; now used of all people except Christians, Jews, and Mohammedans.

See also: Heathen

References in classic literature ?
There the monks and priests lived, and from them as centers they traveled out in all directions teaching the heathen.
Of course not--if he's saving it for the heathen," declared Pollyanna.
Robinson; "but if you give 'em anything they'd turn right round and give it to the heathen.
Church of our God I arise and shine, Bright with the beams of truth divine: Then shall thy radiance stream afar, Wide as the heathen nations are.
The little children of whom we have heard, those born under Syrian skies, have strange and interesting work to do for Thee, and some of us would like to travel in far lands and do wonderful brave things for the heathen and gently take away their idols of wood and stone.
Now I have got you," said Sancho; "in that case the fame of them who bring the dead to life, who give sight to the blind, cure cripples, restore health to the sick, and before whose tombs there are lamps burning, and whose chapels are filled with devout folk on their knees adoring their relics be a better fame in this life and in the other than that which all the heathen emperors and knights-errant that have ever been in the world have left or may leave behind them?
To which Don Quixote made answer: "The tombs of the heathens were generally sumptuous temples; the ashes of Julius Caesar's body were placed on the top of a stone pyramid of vast size, which they now call in Rome Saint Peter's needle.
They love the heathen on the other side of the globe.
The quarrels, and divisions about religion, were evils unknown to the heathen.
Verily," replied the Pharisee; "let us hasten: for this generosity in the heathen is unwonted; and fickle-mindedness has ever been an attribute of the worshippers of Baal.
It seems peculiarly Icelandic because it is peculiarly Icelandic, a throughline between the Heathen societies of the past and present.
Another rare song, Your Turn To Drive, was a download only available to some fans who pre-ordered the Heathen album.