No wonder, thought I, that the doctor called Mr. Gerard a sectary, and that Mr. Long was so cold and distant in his manner!
Thus it will be seen that Wanless, though in his way a profoundly religious man, was in no sense a sectary.
If we really thought he came hither as a man and not a sectary, for instance, it were pity of our life.
But this sense, once ascertained to the mind of the sectary, was to be taken for pure truth—for the very word of God.
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.
Such is the contrast between the sectary and the philosopher.
He appears on the stage as a sectary, and plays his part with resolute energy.
He is the like sectary in arms, as the Platonic is in love, keeps a fluttering in discourse, but proves a haggard in the action.
Persecution has the same effect in politics, that it has in religion; it confirms the sectary.
In the absence of overt acts it was difficult to reach the secret thoughts of the sectary.