- George,1714–70, English Methodist evangelist.
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Nor did he suffer Whitefield's cant phrases to pass unchallenged.Benjamin Franklin
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Thus was Whitefield's fiction exploded, and the Brethren's credit restored.
He was an equally active opponent of Whitefield and of Episcopacy.Diary of Anna Green Winslow
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Whitefield wrote disparagingly of the custom of not speaking at the grave.Customs and Fashions in Old New England
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- George. 1714–70, English Methodist preacher, who separated from the Wesleys (?1741) because of his Calvinistic views
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