Usage examples for orthodox

  1. After old age comes decay and the decline of the absolutely orthodox. – Bohemian Society by Lydia Leavitt
  2. He argued the case strongly from the orthodox point of view, and I defended the more liberal theory. – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  3. Of course they would have got married whether or not,- there is nothing like opposition for that kind of thing, and no doubt would have enjoyed it all the more for the fun of the thing, because there must be an excitement in a runaway match unknown to the orthodox affair. – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  4. I suppose there is some orthodox way of breaking bad news, he says, but I never learned it. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  5. But if Aerssens for the moment seemed quiet, the orthodox clergy were restive. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I. by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
  6. There are those who represent the most numerous, respectable, and would- be orthodox of the public, and are what may be called " Adamites," pure and simple. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  7. The wedding should be quiet, the quieter the better, but Esther must wear the orthodox attire, for he wished to keep the memory of a white- robed bride with him throughout life. – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  8. It has not only charmed me, but made me happier and better: it is fuller of Christianity than the most orthodox controversy in Christendom; and represents to my perception or imagination a perfect and beautiful embodiment of Christian outward life from the inward, purely and tenderly. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  9. A complete history of Greek religion ought, without doubt, to include at least the rise of Christianity and the growth of the Orthodox Church, but, of course, the present series of studies does not aim at completeness. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  10. I believe in Russia it's usually allowed that Providence has placed the orthodox Czar at the head of the nation, and that any attempt to obtain a constitution from him is simply flat rebellion and flying in the face of Providence. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  11. Thought I should escape the orthodox body- guard. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  12. He's very orthodox, I'm told. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  13. He is one of the last voices of the old orthodox school, and I wish there were hundreds like him. – Robert F. Murray his poems with a memoir by Andrew Lang by Robert F. Murray
  14. The friends are orthodox, but shallow; " Who ever perished, being innocent?" – Introduction to the Old Testament by John Edgar McFadyen
  15. The old- fashioned orthodox " Christian" was frequently of this order. – The Heart of the New Thought by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  16. The case of Henry Young Stilling has become a text in most orthodox books on the subject of prayer. – Studies in the Out-Lying Fields of Psychic Science by Hudson Tuttle
  17. But we propose to make it orthodox as soon as possible. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  18. These words from the " Imitation of Christ" sound orthodox enough in our ears. – The Five Great Philosophies of Life by William de Witt Hyde
  19. May I take this opportunity of expressing his hope that this little volume may fulfil the author's purpose, namely to attract the attention of the orthodox Christian element in England to the Cause, and stimulate many thoughtful and spiritually minded individuals to seriously investigate the Teachings.... – Unfolding Destiny by Shoghi Effendi
  20. The Moreotes themselves paid dearly for the trust which they had placed in the orthodox Empress. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe