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British Dictionary definitions for sankey


  1. Ira David. 1840–1908, US evangelist and hymnodist, noted for his revivalist campaigns in Britain and the US with D. L. Moody
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  • It proved to be an evangelistic meeting of the then famous Moody and Sankey.

    A Labrador Doctor

    Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

  • "I will see that he is properly clothed, Mrs. Sankey," Jeemajee remarked.

  • "This is the woman who has brought the child up, Mrs. Sankey," he said.

  • It will thus be seen that Moody and Sankey methods are no new thing.

  • "Oh, Moody and Sankey," Mrs. Money said again, becoming clear in her mind.