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  • There's many a London pulpit being filled by a nonconformist on account of it.†   (source)
  • Labov says that these leaders of linguistic change have had a history of nonconformity and that their language itself was a display of nonconformity.†   (source)
  • If there is anything the nonconformist hates worse than a conformist, it's another nonconformist who doesn't conform to the prevailing standard of nonconformity.   (source)
  • The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.   (source)
  • their rabidly nonconformist deportment has made them legendary
  • Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.   (source)
  • Whoso would be a man, must be a nonconformist.   (source)
  • Less the babes, the frail elderly, those few who must needs labor even on the Lord's Day, and the handful of Quakers and nonconformists who bide up on the high farms, the number who gather each week in our church is a firm two hundred and one score worshipers.†   (source)
  • For Mr. Stanley had commenced to attend Mr. Mompellion's services ever since the Sunday Oath, and in the weeks since, the Billings family and some others from among the nonconformists had begun to come as well.†   (source)
  • In Philadelphia, Labov identified a particular type of woman, working-class, well established in her community, who took pleasure in being nonconformist and was strong enough to influence others.†   (source)
  • And they bring with them these symbols of nonconformity that gradually spread to the entire community.†   (source)
  • Labov told us: "We're just speculating that there are certain people who pick up symbols of social nonconformity and they keep it all their lives and even promote it.†   (source)
  • I do not know what words were said or what pacts made, but one day he was amongst us again, having slipped quietly back into a croft on the high farm of the Billings, a nonconformist family.†   (source)
  • Women are quicker than men to adopt "prestige forms" of language, but also quicker to adopt symbols of nonconformism, new or "stigmatized forms" that can acquire a kind of "covert prestige."†   (source)
  • And I suppose that Papists in England are even technically Nonconformists.†   (source)
  • Not even those Nonconformist holes in Wales.†   (source)
  • She had, as the English would say, the Nonconformist temperament.†   (source)
  • Whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist.†   (source)
  • She was far from being seriously concerned about his nonconformity.†   (source)
  • For nonconformity the world whips you with its displeasure.†   (source)
  • A man had better have all the statues in London to supper with him, ugly as they are, than be brought to the bar of the Nonconformist Conscience by Donna Elvira.†   (source)
  • He was a thick, ruddy man, the sort of Englishman one sees in the Midlands, the sort that is either very Non-Conformist or very alcoholic, and George William was not Non-Conformist.†   (source)
  • However it was, he mechanically rose, and sleepily wondering what could be in the wind, betook himself to the designated place, a narrow platform, one of six, outside of the high bulwarks and screened by the great dead-eyes and multiple columned lanyards of the shrouds and back-stays; and, in a great war-ship of that time, of dimensions commensurate with the hull's magnitude; a tarry balcony, in short, overhanging the sea, and so secluded that one mariner of the Indomitable, a non-conformist old tar of a serious turn, made it even in daytime his private oratory.†   (source)
  • He disappeared into his bedroom and returned in a few minutes in the character of an amiable and simple-minded Nonconformist clergyman.†   (source)
  • As to pulling the Nonconformist Conscience by the beard as Don Juan plucked the beard of the Commandant's statue in the convent of San Francisco, that is out of the question nowadays: prudence and good manners alike forbid it to a hero with any mind.†   (source)
  • You see, the servant girl that he then kissed was nurse in the family of the Nonconformist head of the county—whatever that post may be called.†   (source)
  • For half the world—the whole of the world that knew Edward and Leonora believed that his conviction in the Kilsyte affair had been a miscarriage of justice—a conspiracy of false evidence, got together by Nonconformist adversaries.†   (source)
  • The family continued all of the Church of England till about the end of Charles the Second's reign, when some of the ministers that had been outed for nonconformity holding conventicles in Northamptonshire, Benjamin and Josiah adhered to them, and so continued all their lives: the rest of the family remained with the Episcopal Church.†   (source)
  • Nor of such gladiators of dissent as the /Plymouth Brethren/, nor of the /nonconformist conscience/, though the United States suffers from it even more damnably than England.†   (source)
  • In the church, Roman, Anglican or Nonconformist: exemplars, the very reverend John Conmee S. J., the reverend T. Salmon, D. D., provost of Trinity college, Dr Alexander J. Dowie.†   (source)
  • Save he be in the United Free Church of Scotland, he is never a /minister/; save he be a nonconformist, he is never a /pastor/; a clergyman of the Establishment is always either a /rector/, a /vicar/ or a /curate/, and colloquially a /parson/.†   (source)
  • Such terms as /vicar/, /canon/, /verger/, /prebendary/, /primate/, /curate/, /non-conformist/, /dissenter/, /convocation/, /minster/, /chapter/, /crypt/, /living/, /presentation/, /glebe/, /benefice/, /locum tenens/, /suffragan/, /almoner/, /dean/ and /pluralist/ are to be met with in the English newspapers constantly, but on this side of the water they are seldom encountered.†   (source)
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