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Apostle
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The Mill on the Floss
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Apostle
Used in
The Mill on the Floss
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  • It was not safe to be too confident, even about the best of men; an apostle had fallen, and wept bitterly afterwards; and though Peter's denial was not a close precedent, his repentance was likely to be.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But he's the only man I ever knew personally who seems to me to have anything of the real apostle in him,a man who has eight hundred a-year and is contented with deal furniture and boiled beef because he gives away two-thirds of his income.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: chosen by Jesus
as in: an apostle for the cause
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