Thesaurus / clerical
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Their leaders, both lay and clerical, were unsurpassed in genius for argument and at this time outdid themselves.

The Fathers of New EnglandCharles M. Andrews

If Mr. Carter did not like clerical characters of her stamp, neither did she like them of the stamp of Mr. Carter.

Castle RichmondAnthony Trollope

The laity seized the opportunity to rise against the clerical order, and to excuse themselves for disobedience to the Church.

Freaks of FanaticismSabine Baring-Gould

The military President who assumed power in 1876 was too radical to suit the clericals and too clerical to suit the radicals.

Having declined, he felt that he had made a free choice of a clerical career.

SwiftLeslie Stephen

On one occasion he resumed his clerical garb, and went round collecting subscriptions for an aged missionary and his wife.

Remarkable RoguesCharles Kingston

Abandoning the idea of adopting the clerical profession, Mr. Simpson travelled on the Continent and in the East.

Norfolk AnnalsCharles Mackie

I suspect one of them of supplying the foreign information and the other of being the correspondent on home and clerical affairs.

The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.

The tradition went on to assert that St. John without hesitation degraded this clerical romance-writer from his ministry.

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