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With at least equal pertinency it may now be asked: How can a man who has died without baptism be baptized?
THE VITALITY OF MORMONISM--BRIEF ESSAYSJAMES E. TALMAGE
And has that counsel no pertinency for the Christian believers of our own time?
THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
The argument of "the safe side" would have no pertinency, even with the imbecile, if man were immortal.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
The courtiers address him; his answers surprise by their pertinency and depth: at length he is brought to the King.
SARTOR RESARTUS, AND ON HEROES, HERO-WORSHIP, AND THE HEROIC IN HISTORYTHOMAS CARLYLE
The chieftain so acutely felt the pertinency of this name that he adopted it as his own name.
NARRATIVE OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE BY THE AUSTRIAN FRIGATE NOVARA, VOLUME IIIKARL RITTER VON SCHERZER
The preaching was the more effective for its playfulness, point, strength, pertinency.
CONCORD DAYSA. BRONSON ALCOTT
With equal pertinency it may now be asked: How can a man be baptized when he is dead?
THE HOUSE OF THE LORDJAMES E. TALMAGE
At the same, time it should be observed, that their pertinency as proofs remains unaltered.
MODERN SKEPTICISMC. J. ELLICOTT
What pertinency can it have to the issue now submitted to you for your decision?
ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT CONSPIRACYTHOMAS MEALEY HARRIS
It was necessary to explain the two first lines, the better to see the pertinency and force of what followeth, from ver.
THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE, VOLUME 2 (OF 10)ALEXANDER POPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PERTINENCY

  • applicability
  • application
  • appositeness
  • bearing
  • concernment
  • congruity
  • germaneness
  • importance
  • materiality
  • pertinency
  • purpose
  • relevancy
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