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noun as in ministry

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Lorraine identifies clergymen “by the light-beige aura that surrounds the ordained.”

In the mid-19th century, facial hair was the sort of thing worn by parliamentarians, clergymen, professors, generals, and royalty.

Clergymen, as you are aware, dear madam, are constantly exposed to these annoyances in the course of their ministrations.

But there was undoubtedly a large body of Jacobite clergymen who in various ways reconciled this to their conscience.

Moreover, wifely adoration was particularly bad for clergymen, who were far too much inclined already to give themselves airs.

This tax, however, was not to be imposed on clergymen whose livings were under 200 per annum.

Some of the very happiest people I know are to be found among the large families of country clergymen.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clergymen, such as: clergy, clerics, ecclesiastics, prelacy, priesthood, and vicarage.

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