Definition of Nonresistants
1. nonresistant [n] - See also: nonresistant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonresistants
Literary usage of Nonresistants
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"... belonged to the school of philanthropists who declared themselves nonresistants, opponents of war and violence in all its forms, and believers in the ..."
2. War Inconsistent with the Religion of Jesus Christ by David Low Dodge, Edwin Doak Mead (1905)
"Among such workers to-day are men of various political philosophies, and perhaps only a small minority are nonresistants of the extreme type of David L. ..."
3. Historic Background and Annals of the Swiss and German Pioneer Settlers of by Henry Frank Eshleman (1917)
"About this year the condition of the nonresistants became unbearable in Berne, which city now persecuted them more severely than Zurich. ..."
4. The Leading Facts of American History by David Henry Montgomery (1920)
"They were nonresistants, — they would not strike back when persecuted; but they would use their tongues, and their tongues were like two-edged swords. ..."
5. Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review (1859)
"... to satisfy a Worcester Convention, save that it is utterly lacking in that warlike twang with which NonResistants usually enun- ..."
6. The Student's American History by David Henry Montgomery (1905)
"The Quakers were nonresistants, and though a part of them justified purely defensive war, others felt that they could not conscientiously aid in equipping ..."
7. The Schoolmaster in Comedy and Satire by Hubert Marshall Skinner (1894)
"... When beardless boys to sudden sages grow, And " Miss " her nurse abandons for a beau; When for their dogmas nonresistants fight, When dunces lecture, ..."
8. The Ghebers of Hebron: An Introduction to the Gheborim in the Lands of the by Samuel Fales Dunlap (1894)
"And they had become nonresistants 1 They had to find their Messiah in the past, on the Jordan, to particularise him as a ..."