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heretic

Now chiefly RC Church a person who maintains beliefs contrary to the established teachings of the Church
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The uproar, however, attracted the notice of a few neighbors, who put themselves to the trouble of rescuing the little heretic, and of conveying him to Pearson's door.
It's THERE, and all the infidels and heretics in the world can't argue it away, any more'n they can argue God away.
Obstinate heretics used to be brought thither convenient for burning hard by.
I told him his carriage was so modest that I could not but acknowledge it; that it was true we were such people as they call heretics, but that he was not the first Catholic I had conversed with without falling into inconveniences, or carrying the questions to any height in debate; that he should not find himself the worse used for being of a different opinion from us, and if we did not converse without any dislike on either side, it should be his fault, not ours.
I will owe to the superstition of thy brethren what their compassion might refuse me, Each Preceptory each Chapter of thy Order, shall learn, that, like a heretic, thou hast sinned with a Jewess.
Thereupon I declared that I was a heretic and a barbarian--"Je suis heretique et barbare," I said, "and that these archbishops and cardinals and monsignors, and the rest of them, meant nothing at all to me.
What really saved you was the fact that you proclaimed yourself a heretic and a barbarian," remarked the Frenchman with a smile.
of an heretic when with some forgotten story he can confound the filial piety of the Rev.
foreman, said, I see clearly that this man is a heretic.
Blifil suffered himself to be overpowered by the forcible rhetoric of the squire; and it being agreed that Western should close with Allworthy that very afternoon, the lover departed home, having first earnestly begged that no violence might be offered to the lady by this haste, in the same manner as a popish inquisitor begs the lay power to do no violence to the heretic delivered over to it, and against whom the church hath passed sentence.
Then the invalid became a heretic or sorcerer; as heretic or sorcerer he suffered, and sought to cause suffering.
While she prayed that she might become the humble instrument of bringing him into the flock of the faithful, she petitioned for forgiveness, on her own behalf, if presumption or indifference to the counsel of the church had caused her to set too high a value on her influence, and led her into the dangerous error of hazarding her own soul by espousing a heretic.