Herein was manifest the grandeur of the circuit rider's character.
It was Peter Cartwright, the famous Methodist divine and circuit rider.
The salary was small, even for a Methodist circuit rider, in the decade before the Civil War.
And I have sung myself, many a time, like a circuit rider with a crowded mourner's bench.
The circuit rider is not only a priest to his people, but he is a good deal of a mendicant besides.
And I have often wondered why the monument builders have never thought to raise a statue to the Methodist circuit rider.
With the circuit rider Eggleston undoubtedly added another type to the gallery of American fiction.
Where was the great glare of yellow light that the "circuit rider" had told about—and the leaping tongues of fire?
The good bishop was then a circuit rider on Loudoun Circuit, and Rover carried him on her back around the circuit.
The hired man delivered himself with the intonation somewhat of a circuit rider.