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apostle
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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.
  • 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.

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as in: an apostle for the cause Define
an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform or: any important Christian missionary -- especially the first to a country or region
as in: chosen by Jesus Define
Christianity: one of the original 12 disciples (followers) chosen by Jesus Christ to preach his gospel
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