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He was not many years removed from the sound of a preaching of the straitest New England Calvinism.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
His parents Moses and Scheindell, were strictly orthodox, and brought him up in the straitest customs of strict Judaism.
SOME JEWISH WITNESSES FOR CHRISTREV. A. BERNSTEIN, B.D.
The summonses were directed against the Massmongers with expedition, and in the straitest form.
THE HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION OF RELIGION IN SCOTLANDJOHN KNOX
Moreover, the gentleman in question represented the straitest sect of the old-time spoils politicians.
THEODORE ROOSEVELTTHEODORE ROOSEVELT
My banks, they are furnished,—the most straitest sect,—these are pleonastic expressions.
A HANDBOOK OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGEROBERT GORDON LATHAM
They were two lovers again, lovers shut into the straitest, most compassed paradise.
THE NEST, THE WHITE PAGODA, THE SUICIDE, A FORSAKEN TEMPLE, MISS JONES AND THE MASTERPIECEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
It is only among formal logicians of the straitest sect that the narrowest sense prevails.
LOGIC, INDUCTIVE AND DEDUCTIVEWILLIAM MINTO
Yet even on the straitest view, we can make some steps towards comprehension of our own superior thoughts.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 16 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
You see how the mind even in the straitest circumstances finds the means of generosity.
L. ANNAEUS SENECA ON BENEFITSSENECA
They were Calvinists of the straitest sect, and made all their opinions a bond of union.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER

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