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  • He skims through a section about how the Jews arrived, giving up their religious orthodoxy to adopt a sort of liberal cosmopolitanism, giving over, in a way, to the same assimilatory currents that Franklin is being swept forward by.   (source)
    orthodoxy = commonly accepted conservatism
  • Tomas's first wife was an orthodox Communist, and Tomas automatically assumed that his son was under her influence.   (source)
    orthodox = normal (describing thinking or behavior as commonly or traditionally accepted)
  • the man ...  died eleven months ago and was a known closet orthodox Catholic, who would have been far happier as a truly devout priest.   (source)
  • I was reluctant to admit the flaw in the tidy, familiar orthodoxy I had been taught.   (source)
    orthodoxy = a commonly accepted belief or practice
  • It sounds good--but it's so contrary to orthodox doctrine that I need to see it.   (source)
    orthodox = what is commonly accepted
  • John Garcia, the Minorcan fishing guide, asked the orthodox opening question, "What're you trading, Randy?"   (source)
    orthodox = usual
  • It was hard for anyone with his training in orthodox science to accept the evidence that had now come into his hands.   (source)
    orthodox = normal (describing thinking or behavior as commonly or traditionally accepted)
  • There was something very orthodox about him which Leamas liked.   (source)
  • …he understood vaguely that he had come from--like orthodox children do--of heaven or the cabbage patch or wherever it was...   (source)
  • Dr. Van Helsing had taken the key of the hall door from the bunch, and locked the door in orthodox fashion, putting the key into his pocket when he had done.   (source)
    orthodox = an ordinary (doing what is commonly done)
  • So he cut down even the orthodox ration and tried to increase the day's travel.   (source)
    orthodox = normal
  • The visitors were taken there and shown them, all neatly hung in rows, labeled conspicuously with the tags of the government inspectors—and some, which had been killed by a special process, marked with the sign of the kosher rabbi, certifying that it was fit for sale to the orthodox.   (source)
    orthodox = those following traditional religious practices
  • So the minister, and the physician with him, withdrew again within the limits of what their Church defined as orthodox.   (source)
    orthodox = what is commonly accepted
  • ...the orthodox and easily recognisable beauties,   (source)
    orthodox = commonly accepted
  • Try, now, and give her a good orthodox New England bringing up, and see what it'll make of her.   (source)
    orthodox = normal (describing thinking or behavior as commonly or traditionally accepted)
  • I had no idea what sort of denomination Orthodox Eclectic was, but I nodded like we had a big group of them back in Sylvan.†   (source)
  • I attended, but found out that the "mixed marriages" he referred to did not involve Jews or Muslims, but rather Protestants, Orthodox Christians, and others who still believe in Jesus Christ, but with a different set of details.†   (source)
  • Orthodox Jewish men were special targets.†   (source)
  • At first he'd improvised, but now they're demanding dogma: he would deviate from orthodoxy at his peril.†   (source)
  • Appie Riem is pretty Orthodox, but a brat too.†   (source)
  • The Priest's Tale: "The Man Who Cried God" "Sometimes there is a thin line separating orthodox zeal from apostasy," said Father Lenar Hoyt.†   (source)
  • A single meeting might include a recital of the Magnificat in Latin by a group of Roman Catholics, a whispered hymn by some Lutherans, and a sotto-voce chant by Eastern Orthodox women.†   (source)
  • They had been forced out by the mainline Russian Orthodox church.†   (source)
  • Magic and superstition become entrenched as the powerful orthodoxy of the clan.†   (source)
  • =========================== You cannot avoid the interplay of politics within an orthodox religion.†   (source)
  • In a very orthodox form known as 'education.†   (source)
  • The Orthodox Church has departed from Scripture.†   (source)
  • The sky was a darkening indigo and the streetlights had come on; the air was full of the scent of lemon and mint from the festival at the Greek Orthodox Church one block down.†   (source)
  • He stood as still and meditative as a Greek Orthodox apostle.†   (source)
  • Three women, who would get a kick out of showing up the male orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • Gebrew's liturgy was in ancient Biblical Geez, the official language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.†   (source)
  • Most of the stores were run by gentiles, but some were owned by Orthodox Jews, members of the Hasidic sects in the area.†   (source)
  • Or so official Radchaai orthodoxy teaches.†   (source)
  • …of janitors and messengers who spent most of their wages on clothing such as was fashionable among Wall Street brokers, with their Brooks Brothers suits and bowler hats, English umbrellas, black calfskin shoes and yellow gloves; with their orthodox and passionate argument as to what was the correct tie to wear with what shirt, what shade of gray was correct for spats and what would the Prince of Wales wear at a certain seasonal event; should field glasses be slung from the right or…†   (source)
  • I have always understood, sir, that the citizens of these States were possessed of a full and entire freedom of opinion upon all subjects civil as well as religious; they have not yet established any infallible criterion of orthodoxy, either in church or state …. and the only political tenet which they could stigmatize with the name of heresy would be that which should attempt to impose an opinion upon their understandings, upon the single principle of authority.†   (source)
  • Last month I campaigned for the Orthodox Party.†   (source)
  • There was a perfect, almost heartbreaking, congruence to its furious orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • He was wearing the dark suit, knee-length socks, and white shirt of an ultra-Orthodox Haredi Jew.†   (source)
  • He was full of these delightful lapses from orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • Nathan and Larry's parents had been Orthodox Jews, but the mother was dead and the father, now in his eighties, was in precarious health and quite senile.†   (source)
  • Some of the monks doubted the orthodoxy of this prayer technique, but the machine had been built and was operated by Yama-Dharma, fallen, of the Celestial City; and, it was told, he had ages ago built the mighty thunder chariot of Lord Shiva: that engine that fled across the heavens belching gouts of fire in its wake.†   (source)
  • She was a theosophist, but she was also an expert on the ritual of the Orthodox Church, and even when she was toute transports, in a state of utter ecstasy, could not refrain from prompting the officiating clergy.†   (source)
  • And our public life is becoming so increasingly centered upon that seemingly unending war to which we have given the curious epithet "cold" that we tend to encourage rigid ideological unity and orthodox patterns of thought.†   (source)
  • The great and invigorating influences in American life have been the unorthodox: the people who challenge an existing institution or way of life, or say and do things that make people think.   (source)
    unorthodox = nontraditional
  • All the people who aren't satisfied with orthodoxy, who've got independent ideas of their own.   (source)
    orthodoxy = normal beliefs and behavior
  • Meaning naturally orthodox, incapable of thinking a bad thought?   (source)
    orthodox = conforming to commonly accepted/acceptable beliefs and behaviors
  • In an intellectual way, Syme was venomously orthodox.   (source)
    orthodox = believed in commonly accepted (and acceptable) ideas
  • Whatever it was, you could be certain that every word of it was pure orthodoxy, pure Ingsoc.   (source)
    orthodoxy = commonly accepted beliefs that are supposed to be accepted without question
  • There was a direct intimate connexion between chastity and political orthodoxy.   (source)
    orthodoxy = conformity to commonly accepted beliefs and behaviors
  • Too good–good enough to realize that all our science is just a cookery book, with an orthodox theory of cooking that nobody's allowed to question, and a list of recipes that mustn't be added to except by special permission from the head cook.   (source)
    orthodox = normally accepted
  • It is learned by the majority of Party members, and certainly by all who are intelligent as well as orthodox.   (source)
    orthodox = normal (describing thinking or behavior as commonly or traditionally accepted)
  • If he is a person naturally orthodox (in Newspeak a goodthinker), he will in all circumstances know, without taking thought, what is the true belief or the desirable emotion.   (source)
    orthodox = thinking and behaving in the common, acceptable way
  • On the contrary, orthodoxy in the full sense demands a control over one's own mental processes as complete as that of a contortionist over his body.   (source)
    orthodoxy = conforming to commonly accepted beliefs and behaviors
  • Talking to her, he realized how easy it was to present an appearance of orthodoxy while having no grasp whatever of what orthodoxy meant.   (source)
  • To make sure that all written records agree with the orthodoxy of the moment is merely a mechanical act.   (source)
    orthodoxy = acceptable beliefs
  • Much more it was because of a secretly held belief — or perhaps not even a belief, merely a hope — that O'Brien's political orthodoxy was not perfect.   (source)
    orthodoxy = belief in commonly accepted ideas
  • Orthodoxy was unconsciousness.   (source)
    orthodoxy = conforming to commonly accepted beliefs and behaviors
  • Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.   (source)
  • Only sometimes, they say, he didn't preach what was quite orthodox.   (source)
    orthodox = what is commonly accepted
  • Mrs. Honeychurch defended orthodoxy,   (source)
    orthodoxy = a commonly accepted belief or practice
  • There were no female Orthodox rabbis, Catholic priests, nor Islamic clerics.†   (source)
  • This power struggle permeates the training, educating and disciplining of the orthodox community.†   (source)
  • They are more accepted in France, where the doctors are less prone to craven orthodoxies.†   (source)
  • The mainline Russian Orthodox church thought it was the work of the devil.†   (source)
  • They were strictly Orthodox and ate kosher every day.†   (source)
  • So how many of these Pentecostal Russian Orthodox people Came over to TROKK?†   (source)
  • That's how Orthodox Jews mourn their dead.†   (source)
  • Hiro pauses to wonder what a Pentecostal Russian Orthodox priest does with a Magic Fingers.†   (source)
  • My father's name was Fishel Shilsky and he was an Orthodox rabbi.†   (source)
  • "Orthodoxy takes the risk away," Fletcher agreed.†   (source)
  • But he was not so Orthodox that he refused to work on the Sabbath.†   (source)
  • He saw three huge differences between Orthodox Christianity and Gnosticism.†   (source)
  • This was the sacred text of our orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • During this year, I have visited churches ranging from orthodoxy to extreme liberalism.†   (source)
  • Are you going to remain an Orthodox Jew?†   (source)
  • The later vegetables showed nearly as high a degree of orthodoxy as the field-crops.†   (source)
  • These teachers were brought up in the Orthodox ritual which St. Thomas carried to south India.†   (source)
  • Because the Orthodox Christian Church felt threatened by the Gnostics.†   (source)
  • The more priests the merrier, from the standpoint of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.†   (source)
  • Whatever gave you the notion that I had any intention of not remaining an Orthodox Jew?†   (source)
  • It was the orthodoxy of strength, of confidence.†   (source)
  • During these walks she has never said anything that was not strictly orthodox, but then, neither have I. She may be a real believer, a Handmaid in more than name.†   (source)
  • He isn't religious, scoffs at Jesus Christ and takes the Lord's name in vain, and though I'm not Orthodox either, it hurts me every time to see him so lonely, so scornful, so wretched.†   (source)
  • In the Greek Orthodox Church—that is, in Greece and in Russia— "graven images," or sculptures and crucifixes, from Bible stories are still forbidden.†   (source)
  • Because Polish law prohibited Jews from owning land, as had been the case for centuries for Jews in Europe, my maternal grandfather, Jacob Golner, leased his farmland from the Eastern Orthodox Church.†   (source)
  • Ah, Edouard, boys together, classmates together (although I was not so brilliant nor so orthodox as you), now old men together.†   (source)
  • If the Icefall required few orthodox climbing techniques, it demanded a whole new repertoire of skills in their stead-for instance, the ability to tiptoe in mountaineering boots and crampons across three wobbly ladders lashed end to end, bridging a sphincter-clenching chasm.†   (source)
  • It was some kind of Catholic saying, but when I asked August if they were Catholic, she said, "Well, yes and no. My mother was a good Catholic—she went to mass twice a week at St. Mary's in Richmond, but my father was an Orthodox Eclectic."†   (source)
  • "Perhaps we're being too literal about this song," Mr. Wiggin interjected, but I knew there was no such thing as "too literal" for Owen Meany, who grasped orthodoxy from wherever it could be found.†   (source)
  • They never did look much like each other, Estha and Rahel, and even when they were thin-armed children, flat-chested, wormridden and Elvis Presley—puffed, there was none of the usual "Who is who?" and "Which is which?" from oversmiling relatives or the Syrian Orthodox bishops who frequently visited the Ayemenem House for donations.†   (source)
  • I can't stand the orthodoxy, and I'll bet that's one reason that science did not flourish in the former Soviet Union."†   (source)
  • The prestigious law firm of Lawton & Cunningham had been absorbed by another law firm, and the imposing Lawton Memorial Hall on Bull Street had been converted to a Greek Orthodox church.†   (source)
  • The regime itself took pains to cover up such former lapses from orthodoxy by the spouses of its elite.†   (source)
  • Alberto continued: "Sophia, or God's mother nature, had a certain significance both for Jews and in the Greek Orthodox Church throughout the Middle Ages.†   (source)
  • On Hebron and isolated areas of the Concourse you can find entire communities… Hasidic, Orthodox, Hasmonean, you name it… but they tend to be… nonvital, picturesque… tourist-oriented.†   (source)
  • Because of this pressure, the leaders of such a community inevitably must face that ultimate internal question: to succumb to complete opportunism as the price of maintaining their rule, or risk sacrificing themselves for the sake of the orthodox ethic.†   (source)
  • But I washed up near a Russian Orthodox church and they found me, took me. in, and straightened me out.†   (source)
  • In those days any Orthodox Jew who said he was a rabbi could preach and go around singing like a cantor and such.†   (source)
  • Russian Orthodox.†   (source)
  • It also harked back to her own traditional Orthodox upbringing where the home was run by one dominating figure with strict rules and regulations.†   (source)
  • See, Orthodox Jews work with contracts.†   (source)
  • Only when I revealed to him that my mother was the daughter of an Orthodox Jewish rabbi did his Jewish background emerge, because he understood the true depth of Mommy's experience immediately.†   (source)
  • It took me fourteen years to unearth her remarkable story-the daughter of an Orthodox Jewish rabbi, she married a black man in 1942-and she revealed it more as a favor to me than out of any desire to revisit her past.†   (source)
  • The young Jewish girl who at one time could not allow herself to walk into a gentile church now couldn't do without it; her Orthodox Jewish ways had long since translated themselves into full-blown Christianity.†   (source)
  • On her end, Mommy had no model for raising us other than the experience of her own Orthodox Jewish family, which despite the seeming flaws-an unbending nature, a stridency, a focus on money, a deep distrust of all outsiders, not to mention her father's tyranny-represented the best and worst of the immigrant mentality: hard work, no nonsense, quest for excellence, distrust of authority figures, and a deep belief in God and education.†   (source)
  • In truth, he was not a member of any political orthodoxy, preferring the passive role of the unorthodox individual within a collectivist society.†   (source)
  • Much like the assimilated Jewish kids drawn to orthodox Sabbath services at Hillel House, Brown offers Chiniqua-who was reluctant to attend militant black rallies in Harlem or troll clubs on 125th Street-a sterling opportunity to reestablish her racial bona fides and validate her blackness.†   (source)
  • At its far end, the golden cupolas of the Orthodox church rose up like two gilded cannonballs kept from imminent collapse and suspended in the air by some invisible Power.†   (source)
  • With effervescent agility the chaplain ran through the whole gamut of orthodox immoralities, while Nately sat up in bed with flushed elation, astounded by the mad gang of companions of which he found himself the nucleus.†   (source)
  • I fear immoderate zeal, Christian, Moslem, Communist, or whatever, because it restricts the range of human understanding and the wise reconciliation of human differences, and creates an orthodoxy with a sword in its hand.†   (source)
  • The impending crops were so orthodox that the inspector had posted only a single field, belonging to Angus Morton, for burning.†   (source)
  • Certainly, few things were as fantastic as the growths that Uncle Axel had told of in the south; on the other hand, practically nothing was comfortably familiar, or even orthodox.†   (source)
  • But that was just a technicality to the Gnostics, because unlike Orthodox Christians, they didn't see a gap between the human and the divine.†   (source)
  • In the borderland east of Ukrainia in Russia, there was a community of Cossacks who were; members of the Greek Orthodox Church.†   (source)
  • They're simply the stories that best supported the creed that the Orthodox Church wanted people to follow.†   (source)
  • That was one of the parts of the journal that got Marther into a lot of trouble with orthodox people, for it implied that deviations, so far from being a curse, were performing, however slowly, a work of reclamation.†   (source)
  • A rabbinic ordination from its Talmud faculty was looked upon as the highest of Orthodox Jewish honors.†   (source)
  • These were the very Orthodox, and they obeyed literally the Biblical commandment And ye shall look upon it, which pertains to the fringes.†   (source)
  • I'm sure you remember how Irenaeus decided to unify the Orthodox Christian Church—by figuring out who was a true believer, and who was faking.†   (source)
  • Unlike in the Orthodox Church, you couldn't be a member simply by joining—you had to show evidence of spiritual maturity to be accepted.†   (source)
  • My father had told me once that it had been built in the early twenties by a group of Orthodox Jews who wanted their sons to have both a Jewish and a secular education.†   (source)
  • This latter group was composed of severely Orthodox Jews, who, like Reb Saunders, despised all efforts aimed at the establishment of a Jewish state prior to the advent of the Messiah.†   (source)
  • That the reason they'd had to be crushed was because—at one point—they'd been as or more popular than Orthodox Christianity.†   (source)
  • He was a famous orthodox Christian historian whose text The Prescription Against Heretics was a forerunner of the Nicene Creed.†   (source)
  • In the fashion of the very Orthodox, their hair was closely cropped, except for the area near their ears from which mushroomed the untouched hair that tumbled down into the long side curls.†   (source)
  • But Fletcher was saying that the most powerful ideas had been subjugated… because they jeopardized the existence of the Orthodox Church.†   (source)
  • Every Orthodox Jew sent his male children to a yeshiva, a Jewish parochial school, where they studied from eight or nine in the morning to four or five in the evening.†   (source)
  • Instead of everyone searching for understanding on their own, orthodox religion came along and said, 'Do x, y, and z—and the world will be a better place.'†   (source)
  • It was a rigidly Orthodox school, with services three times a day and with European-trained rabbis, many of them in long, dark coats, all of them bearded.†   (source)
  • He said that we can't be divine, because Jesus's life and death were so different from that of any man—which became the very beginning of Orthodox Christianity.†   (source)
  • Jewish education was compulsory for the Orthodox, and because this was America and not Europe, English education was compulsory as well—so each student carried a double burden: Hebrew studies in the mornings and English studies in the afternoons.†   (source)
  • It also contained a large reading room, with long tables, chairs, a superb collection of reference books, and an oil painting of Samson Raphael Hirsch which was prominently displayed on a white wall—Hirsch had been a well-known Orthodox rabbi in Germany during the last century and had fought intelligently through his writings and preachings against the Jewish Reform movement of his day.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, the Orthodox Christians were delineating the steps to being card-carrying members of the group—confess the creed, accept baptism, worship, obey the priests.†   (source)
  • And they belonged to a group called Gnostic Christians—a splinter group from Orthodox Christianity, who believed that true religious enlightenment meant undertaking a very personal, individual quest to know yourself, not by your socioeconomic status or profession, but at a deeper core.†   (source)
  • Some of them—like Joey Kunz, who was Greek Orthodox, and Pogie, who was Southern Baptist—liked to listen when I visited Shay and read scripture; a few of them had even asked if I'd stop by and pray with them when I came in to see Shay.†   (source)
  • The New Testament—in particular, Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John—were the ones that the orthodoxy chose to uphold.†   (source)
  • I shouldn't have bothered, for of course, this being the Sabbath, the place was closed, and I settled on another, presumably non-Orthodox restaurant further down the avenue named Sammy's, where I ordered chicken soup with matzoh balls, gefilte fish and chopped liver—these familiar to me as an offshoot of wide reading in Jewish lore—from a waiter so monumentally insolent that I thought he was putting on an act.†   (source)
  • His action was characteristic of the man who was labeled a reactionary, who was proud to be a conservative and who authored these lasting definitions of liberalism and liberty: Liberalism implies particularly freedom of thought, freedom from orthodox dogma, the right of others to think differently from one's self.†   (source)
  • He had been droning along about "value," comparing the Marxist theory with the orthodox "use" theory.†   (source)
  • It is as if he was going to be priested, and they wanted to be sure if he was orthodox.†   (source)
  • Orthodoxy, of whatever color, seems to demand a lifeless, imitative style.†   (source)
  • If you simplify your English, you are freed from the worst follies of orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • As soon as his visit to his father is over Mr. Samgrass will pick him up and they will go together to the Levant, where Mr. Samgrass has long been anxious to investigate a number of orthodox monasteries.†   (source)
  • …and pummelling; and on the day when Louis Greenberg, a pale Jew returned from college, had killed himself by drinking carbolic acid, they stood curiously outside the dingy wailing house, shaken by sudden glee as they saw his father, a bearded orthodox old Jew, clothed in rusty, greasy black, and wearing a scarred derby, approach running up the hill to his home, shaking his hands in the air, and wailing rhythmically: "Oi, yoi yoi yoi yoi, Oi yoi yoi yoi yoi, Oi yoi yoi yoi yoi."†   (source)
  • The Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches celebrate the same mystery in the Feast of the Assumption: "The Virgin Mary is taken up into the bridal chamber of heaven, where the King of Kings sits on his starry throne."†   (source)
  • At the age of ninety-eight he began to study the Buddhist writings that had been left at Shangri-La by its previous occupants, and his intention was then to devote the rest of his life to the composition of a book attacking Buddhism from the standpoint of orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • Coblin came often, on Sunday afternoons, and Five Properties in the milk truck during the week--for a young man, he had considerable orthodoxy; respectful form, anyhow.†   (source)
  • On the bank question, on internal improvements, on the Mexican War (even at his own political expense), on the tariff, he was always a firm, orthodox Whig.†   (source)
  • ""3 This is the orthodox teaching of the ancient Tantras: "All of these visualized deities are but symbols representing the various things that occur on the Path";"4 as well as a doctrine of the contemporary psychoanalytical schools.†   (source)
  • I knew nothing of finance, but I heard it said that his dealings were badly looked on by orthodox Conservatives; even his good qualities of geniality and impetuosity counted against him, for his parties at Brideshead got talked about.†   (source)
  • 5); nevertheless, the popular and orthodox expression of both the Mohammedan and the Christian doctrines has been so ferocious that it requires a very uphisticated reading to discern in either mission the operation of love.†   (source)
  • …of this pair of opposites is not encouraged (indeed. is rejected as "pantheism" and has sometimes been rewarded with the stake); nevertheless, the prayers and diaries of the Christian mystics abound in ecstatic descriptions of the unitive, soul-shattering experience (see above, p. 31), while Dante's vision at the conclusion of the Divine Comedy (see above, p. 164) certainly goes beyond the orthodox, dualistic, son, retistic dogma of the finality of the personalities of the Trinity.†   (source)
  • …four classes: () ) Stun, which are regarded as direct divine revelation; these include the four Vedas (ancient books of psalms) and certain of the Upanisacis (ancient books of philosophy); (a) Smrti, which include the traditional teachings of the orthodox sages, canonical instructions for domestic ceremonials, and certain works of secular and religious law, as well as the great Hindu epic, the Mahabharata, which of course includes the Bhagavad Gita; (3) Purana, which are the Hindu…†   (source)
  • At this time he was beginning to question the orthodox creed.†   (source)
  • —Are you quite orthodox on that point, Temple?†   (source)
  • A radical comes down and shocks The atheistic orthodox?†   (source)
  • No one knew what her faith was—Catholic, Protestant, or Orthodox.†   (source)
  • We are not obliged to sound the Bishop of D—— on the score of orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • I do not say I regret; no, I will never pronounce that sentence, which would not be orthodox.†   (source)
  • The Orthodox begin looting, and in a way of which our last campaign can give you no idea.†   (source)
  • That's not the idea of it in the Orthodox Church….†   (source)
  • "But I hope your lordship is orthodox," said the little lady with a toss of her head.†   (source)
  • "Here is our dear Orthodox Russian army," thought Bolkonski, recalling Bilibin's words.†   (source)
  • The people will meet the atheist and overcome him, and Russia will be one and orthodox.†   (source)
  • You see it's hurrah for the Tsar, for Russia, for the Orthodox Greek faith!†   (source)
  • Don't be anxious, they will understand everything, the orthodox heart will understand all!†   (source)
  • Women being in this respect more rebellious than men, more reluctant to lay aside all worldly curiosity and the desire to find out for themselves whether other drawing-rooms might not sometimes be as entertaining, and the Verdurins feeling, moreover, that this critical spirit and this demon of frivolity might, by their contagion, prove fatal to the orthodoxy of the little church, they had been obliged to expel, one after another, all those of the 'faithful' who were of the female sex.†   (source)
  • Though orthodox, he did not know.†   (source)
  • Angel waxed quite earnest on that rather automatic orthodoxy in his beloved Tess which (never dreaming that it might stand him in such good stead) he had been prone to slight when observing it practised by her and the other milkmaids, because of its obvious unreality amid beliefs essentially naturalistic.†   (source)
  • THE result of all this on Clyde was to cause him to think more specifically on the problem of the sexes than he ever had before, and by no means in any orthodox way.†   (source)
  • Whether any one got into the omnibus or not was a matter of secondary importance, since by standing there it not only bore witness to the orthodox intentions of the family, but made Mrs. Trenor feel, when she finally heard it drive away, that she had somehow vicariously made use of it.†   (source)
  • It is narrated that in the eighteen-seventies an old lady, a very devout Methodist, moved from Colchester to a house in the neighborhood of the City Road, in London, where, mistaking the Hall of Science for a chapel, she sat at the feet of Charles Bradlaugh for many years, entranced by his eloquence, without questioning his orthodoxy or moulting a feather of her faith.†   (source)
  • There was not the least doubt that from his own orthodox point of view the situation was growing immoral.†   (source)
  • 'If I were to recognize the Russian orthodox religion and emancipate the serfs, do you think Russia would come over to me?'†   (source)
  • He would never, Carol fancied, be one of the town pillars, because he was not orthodox in hunting and motoring and poker.†   (source)
  • Ten years ago, when the season ended in April, the doors of the Orthodox Church were locked, and the sweet champagnes they favored were put away until their return.†   (source)
  • The men were oblivious of their wives as they gave the social passwords of Main Street, the orthodox opinions on weather, crops, and motor cars, then flung away restraint and gyrated in the debauch of shop-talk.†   (source)
  • Honest orthodoxy Cecil respected, but he always assumed that honesty is the result of a spiritual crisis; he could not imagine it as a natural birthright, that might grow heavenward like flowers.†   (source)
  • In their sad doubts as to whether their son had himself any right whatever to the title he claimed for the unknown young woman, Mr and Mrs Clare began to feel it as an advantage not to be overlooked that she at least was sound in her views; especially as the conjunction of the pair must have arisen by an act of Providence; for Angel never would have made orthodoxy a condition of his choice.†   (source)
  • And when, in addition to this, the worn-out huskies pulled weakly, Hal decided that the orthodox ration was too small.†   (source)
  • New impressions crowded on him, but they were not the orthodox new impressions; the past conditioned them, and so it was with his mistakes.†   (source)
  • Apart from her being what she is, of course, a luxury for a fogy like me, it will set me right in the eyes of the clergy and orthodox laity, who have never forgiven me for letting her go.†   (source)
  • At first this sum, small as it was, so heartened her that she was now convinced that soon—whatever the attitude of the orthodox Christians—she would earn enough for Clyde's appeal.†   (source)
  • "Genghis Khan," he said, "lone wolves on dusky steppes, snow and schnapps, whips and knouts, Schlusselburg prison and Holy Orthodoxy.†   (source)
  • But canon law demanded only orthodoxy and membership in the ecclesiastical community and, casting aside all national and social considerations, allowed slaves and prisoners of war the right to bequeath and inherit property.†   (source)
  • I confess that the war instead of making me orthodox, which is the correct reaction, has made me a passionate agnostic.†   (source)
  • Gillingham looked at him, and wondered whether it would ever happen that the reactionary spirit induced by the world's sneers and his own physical wishes would make Phillotson more orthodoxly cruel to her than he had erstwhile been informally and perversely kind.†   (source)
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