Definition of Canonizers
1. canonizer [n] - See also: canonizer
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Literary usage of Canonizers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Holy-days and Holidays: A Treasury of Historical Material, Sermons in Full by Edward Mark Deems (1906)
"... de Lor- gues and other would-be canonizers claim for Columbus all the virtues of a saint. Bancroft only incidentally mentions him, but correctly sets ..."
2. Christopher Columbus and how He Received and Imparted the Spirit of Discovery by Justin Winsor (1892)
"The canonizers say that the mission to Rome had also a secret purpose, which was to counteract the schemes of Fonseca to create ..."
3. The Trans-Mississippi West (1803-1853): A History of Its Acquisition and by Cardinal Leonidas Goodwin, Leonidas Goodwin (1922)
"His wonld-be canonizers, however, reject this story as trivial and absurd, and M. De Lorgues thus relegates the anecdote to its true source: "It was with ..."
4. Panama: The Canal, the Country, and the People by Arthur Bullard (1911)
"The facts are not at all as pleasing as the "canonizers" would desire. Dr. Shea, an eminent Catholic historian, writes, "He seems to have succeeded in ..."
5. The Andover Review (1892)
"... it in such a constant attitude of pugnacity towards " the canonizers," ecclesiastical and non-ecclesiastical, from Irving and Prescott to De Lorgues. ..."
6. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) (1800)
"J,. however, not more fortunate with the court of Naples, than he had been before with that of Vienna : for the lawyers and pedantic canonizers had ..."
7. Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists by George Haven Putnam (1888)
"of St. Chrysostom, St. Basil, and others virtually in our favor, supporters and canonizers as they were of Meletius, Bishop of Antioch, ..."
8. A History of the United States and Its People: From Their Earliest Records by Elroy McKendree Avery, William Abbatt (1904)
"De Lorgues and the other canonizers of Columbus say that the only mistake was in making the strait of water when it should have been of land. ..."