They are apt to be conventional, legalistic, and maintainers of the status quo.
This opinion is as old as the Fathers at least, and not a few able maintainers of it belong to our own times.
Then there was the treasure at stake; and the hunger of lawyers and maintainers.
That bill gives a certain modified ownership and control to the actual cultivators and maintainers of the soil.
From that time forward the Abbasid caliphs became the maintainers of orthodox Islam, just as the Omayyads had been.
Without power of autonomy and independence, Christians will be mere conformists and maintainers of the status quo.
The Ghibellines, on the other hand, were mainly of the noble class, and maintainers of the Empire.
They were maintainers of witches and other vile matters, to the blasphemy of God, and to the impoverishing of the commonwealth.'
The maintainers of the doctrine have as yet no words in which to express themselves, and must get a new language.
The stern cable of the maintainers of tests having parted, is the fibre of the other more reliable?