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In 1940 such buildings were valuable largely as testimony to a narrow period of British history: "Despised by architects, ignored by guide books, too briefly mentioned by directories, these variagated [sic] conventicles are witnesses of the taste of industrial Britain" (First and Last Loves 104).
Fines to be levyed by distress & sale or in case of his poverty, then upon the goods & chatells or any other person convicted of the same conventicle .
The fervor of the conventicle movement in Leipzig alarmed the clergy and the civil authorities, and they moved to repress it in 1690, forcing many of its leaders and student enthusiasts out of the city.
Lob, a dissenting preacher, who used to hold forth when conventicles were prohibited, had made himself a retreat by means of a trapdoor at the bottom of his pulpit.
These meetings became known as Conventicles and those who attended them were named Covenanters.
While this fact should not lead to a foolish optimism, still it suggests that Christians ought not to adopt the conventicle style too hastily.
Giles' and publicise his sermon just as the largest and most coherent of several groups on the theological right was gathering for its annual conventicle in Crieff.
I] found myself in full conventicle, --To wit, in Zion Chapel Meeting, On the Christmas-Eve of 'Forty-nine, Which, calling its flock to their special clover, Found all assembled and one sheep over, Whose lot, as the weather pleased, was mine.
Though I am accused and condemned for being at a conventicle, truly if praying for the King and Parliament and edifying one another in our most holy faith, by keeping conventicles, then I am guilty: but if a conventicle be such meeting as in the least measure is against any of those, then I detest it and abhor it.
The specialist knows no obligation to a wider structure of things, but merely to the guild-like rules and disciplines of his own conventicle.
The appeal to the Augsburg Confession's endorsement of bishops was intended to signal that the Moravians were a church, not a sect or a conventicle.
The book covers the period between the emergence of Oxford Baptists as an illegal conventicle to the limited religious freedom granted by the Act of Toleration in 1689.