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Definition of Pharisaically
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Literary usage of Pharisaically
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1. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1903)
"... hardly any room for a deep-going conversion ; or it results in ascribing to the Christianized Paul a substantial remnant of the pharisaically-oriented ..."
2. Outline of a System of National Education by Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx (1834)
"... in proportion as the sect it * In so far as it is a morality which embraces the whole character, as a rule of manners, it may be pharisaically severe, ..."
3. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"... of course, the fashion amongst the aristocratic shylocks to shrug their shoulders pharisaically at the building speculators, the small landlords, ..."
4. The Cambridge History of English Literature by Adolphus William Ward, Alfred Rayney Waller (1916)
"... trifle quite capable of being enjoyed more than once or twice, should let themselves, not in the least pharisaically, say grace before and after it. ..."
5. The Life of Charlotte Brontë by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1858)
"Not that for a moment I would have had Thackeray to abuse Fielding, or even pharisaically to condemn his life; but I do most deeply grieve that it never ..."
6. The Book Collector: a General Survey of the Pursuit and of Those who Have by William Carew Hazlitt, Hector Carsewell Macpherson (1904)
"The buyer whose knowledge is in advance of that of the salesman is a party whom Mr. and Mr. and the remainder of the alphabet pharisaically admire, ..."