Definition of Sectaries
1. Noun. (plural of sectary) ¹
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Definition of Sectaries
1. sectary [n] - See also: sectary
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sectaries
Literary usage of Sectaries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries by Charles William Heckethorn (1897)
"sectaries to some extent are the parents of mystics. The silent adoration of the Infinite, in which mystics delight, has its counterpart in the worship of ..."
2. The Secret Societies of All Ages and Countries by Charles William Heckethorn (1897)
"Parallel between Mystics and sectaries.—All secret societies have some connection ... The mystics are the men of thought, the sectaries the men of action. ..."
3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... I. That a considerable time elapsed before they considered the new sectaries as an object deserving of the attention of government. II. ..."
4. History of the Great Civil War, 1642-1649 by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1886)
"XV Manchester's army was not yet what Fairfax's character afterwards became—an army of sectaries ; but under sectaries. Cromwell's protection the sectaries ..."
5. Religious Thought in England, from the Reformation to the End of Last by John Hunt (1870)
"For the Presbyterians, Quakers, and other sectaries of the who worship seventeenth ... Moses, their civil ruler; and if the sectaries followed their Common- ..."
6. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"There was to be no toleration either of the Arminian element, which was stigmatized as " the malignant party," or of the sectaries who gathered outside of ..."
7. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1850)
"... are nurseries of faction and rebellion) is so filled with sectaries, especially Brownists and Anabaptists, that a third part of the people refuse to ..."
8. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"... where this author did ¡ at that time exercise his ministry, thinking by his name to render them odious, and brand them for some kind of sectaries ; but ..."