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He was so zealous a partisan of democracy, and of Cromwell, that the authorities frequently placed him in a straight jacket.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Paul Egede died, aged 81; author of an Account of Greenland, and a zealous missionary there.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He found himself among kinsmen who were zealous Roman Catholics.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Vernon was a zealous Whig, and not personally unacceptable to the chiefs of his party.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
But, though Portland was an unreasonable and querulous friend, he was a most faithful and zealous minister.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
One of the Foleys, a family zealous for the Revolution, but hostile to standing armies, spoke to the King on the subject.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They were not days when the Church could afford to wait for the services of so zealous and able an advocate.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
Seriously, Mme. Sandeau's enthusiasm is great, and in her you have an advocate, a more than zealous panegyrist.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Without this zealous, unsparing, and devoted assistance, we could not have found time to execute the work.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
Two other brothers of the chief, David and Jacobus, became believers and zealous assistants in the work of the mission.
ROBERT MOFFATDAVID J. DEANE

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