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Word: orthodox

Definition: traditional; (of someone) conservative in belief; adhering to an established doctrine


Sentences Containing 'orthodox'

Marriage is a civil affair in France, and in order to marry in an orthodox manner you must have papers which undeniably establish your identity.''
Should the sovereign have the imprudence to appear either to deride, or doubt himself of the most trifling part of their doctrine, or from humanity, attempt to protect those who did either the one or the other, the punctilious honour of a clergy, who have no sort of dependency upon him, is immediately provoked to proscribe him as a profane person, and to employ all the terrors of religion, in order to oblige the people to transfer their allegiance to some more orthodox and obedient prince.
We change no circumstance in the received orthodox system with regard to the will, but only in that with regard to material objects and causes.
But then there were some sceptical Greeks and Romans, who, standing out from the orthodox pagans of their times, equally doubted the story of Hercules and the whale, and Arion and the dolphin; and yet their doubting those traditions did not make those traditions one whit the less facts, for all that.

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