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Usage examples for denomination

  1. The Methodists still form the second greatest denomination, with nearly a million members. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  2. Thus the jurisdiction of a court passed beyond the limits of a single denomination, and involved the liability of all, at least as witnesses. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  3. This being called Daliet el Carmel to distinguish it from the Dalieh of the Rohha district, yet the denomination Carmel is not otherwise given to this mountain by the Arab population. – Byeways in Palestine by James Finn
  4. This then is manifestly no gender under the foregoing definition, and the term neuter is made somewhat less appropriate by the adoption of a third denomination before it. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. Then " pioneers," under the denomination of " explorers," began gradually to take possession of the country, and carry on commercial negotiations without the assent of the government. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  6. Specie payments having been once resumed by the Government and banks, all notes or bills of paper issued by either of a less denomination than $ 20 should by law be excluded from circulation, so that the people may have the benefit and convenience of a gold and silver currency which in all their business transactions will be uniform in value at home and abroad. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. He slipped into the box a bill whose denomination made the Apostle's eyes open wide. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  8. The mixed system proposes to collect into the same school teachers and pupils of every religious denomination, Catholics, Anglicans, Presbyterians, Methodists, and Jews, and to do nothing and to teach nothing in the school, and to publish nothing in the schoolbooks, offensive to any of them. – The Irish Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1, August 1865 by Society of Clergymen
  9. We may instance that of the Antinomians, whose remarkable denomination explains their doctrine, expressing that they were " against law!" – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli
  10. The full course of study includes five series of lessons, adapted to be used in any denomination. – Studies in Old Testament History by Jesse L. Hurlbut
  11. If not a Soldier, what Denomination?............................... – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  12. This is not covert irony, but a simple fact which, for that matter, ought hardly to have been otherwise, since most of us were ministers of one denomination or another. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  13. " Do you expect to include me in the denomination of 'other people? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  14. Take privacy away and all the strangely compound fractions of humanity are soon reduced to a common denomination. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  15. I think if an Advent says Saturday is the Lord's day and should be observed on the Sabbath, the Methodist says Sunday is the day, and some other denomination says Friday is the day, I'm willing to be convinced. – Treading the Narrow Way by R. E. Barrett
  16. " Put that in your pocket," I had said, and the obedient little man did as he was bidden, without so much as a side glance at the denomination of the coin. – The Foot-path Way by Bradford Torrey
  17. Churches of every denomination stand but a short distance apart on the Newski Perspective. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  18. The rules of the denomination forbade " occasional hearing." – Half a Century by Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm
  19. A History of New England with Particular Reference to the Denomination of Christians called Baptists. – The Development of Religious Liberty in Connecticut by M. Louise Greene, Ph. D.
  20. I have had this question asked me repeatedly: If your position is true, here is a college graduate, and here is another; and here is a minister of such a denomination, or a priest of the Catholic Church; why do they not accept your ideas? – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
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