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  1. Nicholas . 1592–1637, English mystic. He founded (1625) an Anglican religious community at Little Gidding, Huntingdonshire
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Historical Examples of ferrar

  • The advantage of these travels to Ferrar was great in many ways.

    Little Gidding and its inmates in the Time of King Charles I.

    J. E. Acland

  • Southampton, Sandys, and Ferrar answered with strength and cogency.

  • Bernacchi was the physicist, Hodgson the biologist, and Ferrar the geologist.

  • I looked round, naturally; but Ferrar was nowhere to be seen.

  • The answer seemed one of quick accent, but Ferrar spoke low.