Both classes had a profession; the formalists had a profession and nothing more.
For there were formalists in those days as there were in the days before the Exile.
Formalists may protest that the poet is not sincere, since it is the seed and not the flower that produces sleep.
The Shia are the idealists, the mystics of Islam; the Sunnis are the formalists, the schoolmen.
They were neither Pharisees nor formalists; their religious ideals were broad and wholesome.
Deep philosophers are no triflers; brave sans-culottes are no formalists.
It was very obvious that no impression was to be made upon the man by formalists.
There are formalists who spend much time in writing propriety to journals, to which they serve as foolometers.
Our hereditary foes are the priests and formalists who continue to separate a man's work from his religion.
He had done in a month what all the formalists and pedants assembled at the Hague would not have done in ten years.