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dissent
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
to disagree; or disagreement or conflict — typically between people who cooperate, and often with official or majority beliefs
  • An occasional burst of fervor in Dissenting pulpits on the subject of infant baptism was the only symptom of a zeal unsuited to sober times when men had done with change.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (28% in)
  • Protestantism sat at ease, unmindful of schisms, careless of proselytism: Dissent was an inheritance along with a superior pew and a business connection; and Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (28% in)
  • Protestantism sat at ease, unmindful of schisms, careless of proselytism: Dissent was an inheritance along with a superior pew and a business connection; and Churchmanship only wondered contemptuously at Dissent as a foolish habit that clung greatly to families in the grocery and chandlering lines, though not incompatible with prosperous wholesale dealing.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (29% in)

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