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Sankey

/ˈsæŋkɪ/
noun
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
  • "This is the woman who has brought the child up, Mrs. sankey," he said.

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

  • 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.

  • She fumbled for the title-page and then her cheeks flamed with shame, "Moody and sankey."

    Pointed Roofs Dorothy Richardson
  • They have sankey's hymn-books, kindly presented by Miss Weston.

    With our Fighting Men William E. Sellers
  • Wan of them Moody an sankey men that do be singin around, an prayin.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas
  • She said he was a Moody an sankey man, an that they do be goin round singin and prayin.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas
  • Old man sankey is said to have been one of that original war-party.

    The Nerve of Foley Frank H. Spearman

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