Definition of Sermonets

1. Noun. (plural of sermonet) ¹



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Definition of Sermonets

1. sermonet [n] - See also: sermonet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sermonets

serjeants
serjeanty
serk
serkali
serkalis
serks
sermocination
sermocinations
sermon
sermoned
sermoneer
sermoneers
sermoner
sermoners
sermonet
sermonets (current term)
sermonette
sermonettes
sermonic
sermoning
sermonings
sermonise
sermonised
sermoniser
sermonises
sermonish
sermonising
sermonist
sermonists
sermonize

Literary usage of Sermonets

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dean Stanley with the Children by Frances A. Humphreys (1884)
"He was always meditating how he might add to the usefulness of the Abbey, and he thought that something might be done by brief sermonets on those opening ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1814)
"sermonets, addressed to those who have not yet acquired, or who may have lost the Inclination to apply the Power of Attention to Composition of a higher ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1814)
"... to • the Sermon-family ;' and had not the new word, lately coined, been also appropriated, they might not improperly have been intitled sermonets: but, ..."

4. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1884)
"Two real good sermons (I do not mean sermonets) are, I am persuaded, usually enough for any' man in a single day ; and to preach three is the utmost that ..."

5. British Books in Print by J. Whitaker & Sons (1902)
"... but for reading at family prayers by the clergy, as supplying materials for sermonets a good deal above the average.' Chunk Times. A MANUAL FOR LENT. ..."

6. Historical Sketches by John Henry Newman (1899)
"Those of St. Isidore and St. Nilus consist of little more than one or two terse, pithy, pregnant sentences, which may be called sermonets, and are often as ..."

7. The English Review (1847)
"... of a series of sermonets, or extracts from some big book of polemical divinity, " adapted to the times," and " made easy," by the occasional relief of ..."

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