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No House of any Pretension to be Called a Palace is in the Least ...
... Chapter 28 No house of any pretension to be called a palace is in the
least worthy� No house of any pretension to be called a ...
/.../macdonald/at the back of the north wind/chapter 28 no house of.htm

Greatness in the Kingdom
... and little children does not lie in any sentimental illusions about the innocence
of childhood, but in its dependence, in its absence of pretension, in its ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture e/greatness in the kingdom.htm

The Two Sons.
... They are not, indeed, submissive in heart and life to the will of God; but they
do not tell a lie about the matter; they make no pretension. ...
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The Wicked Man's Life, Funeral, and Epitaph
... For one who was a wicked man, a man who made a pretension of religion, a man who
judged others, and who ought to have been condemned himself. ...
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At the Back of the North Wind
... with him as usual.� Chapter 28 No house of any pretension to be called
a palace is in the least worthy� Chapter 29 The children ...
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The Bible
... of God. An examination of the other epistles of the New Testament will show
the same high and unqualified pretension. The apostles ...
/.../ christianity and the bible/the bible.htm

Prison Experiences for Conscience' Sake --Our Prison
... "I make some pretension to religion myself," he said; and quoted the Old Testament
freely in support of war. Our terms were, submission or the guard-house. ...
/.../prison experiences for conscience sakeour.htm

Extracts No. vii.
... Under the second article, he discanted largely on the pretension of Mahomet, and
of their great influence and extent; and also of the particular tone given to ...
/.../ballou/a series of letters in defence of divine revelation/extracts no vii.htm

Causes of Corruption Chiefly Intentional.
... that the most industrious of modern accumulators of evidence should not have been
aware that by such extravagances he marred his pretension to critical ...
/.../chapter xii causes of corruption.htm

Against the Modern Free-Thinkers.
... Their pretension to be Free-thinkers is no other than rakes have to be free-livers,
and savages to be free-men; that is, they can think whatever they have a ...
/.../sect ix against the modern.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A bold claim, whether true or false; a presumptuous assertion; a right alleged or assumed; a holding out the appearance of possessing a certain character; as, pretensions to scholarship.

2. (n.) The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or title.

Pretension (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) The act of pretending, or laying claim; the act of asserting right or
title. Multi-Version Concordance Pretension (1 Occurrence). ...
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Pretense (9 Occurrences)

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Recede (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To withdraw a claim or pretension; to desist; to relinquish what had been
proposed or asserted; as, to recede from a demand or proposition. ...
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Discreet (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Free from pretension; showing discernment; using judicious words that respect
privacy; as, a discreet letter, especially in avoiding error or evil, and ...
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Dissimulation (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The act of dissembling; a hiding under a false
appearance; concealment by feigning; false pretension; hypocrisy. ...
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Mansion (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) The house of the lord of a manor; a manor house; hence: Any house of
considerable size or pretension. 3. (n.) A twelfth part of the heavens; a house. ...
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Pretence (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Alt. of Pretenceless. 2. (n.) The act
of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension. ...
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Punishments (31 Occurrences)
... 14, 16, 23 1 Kings 21:10 Matthew 26:65, 66); (3) Sabbath-breaking (Exodus 31:14;
Exodus 35:2 Numbers 15:32-36); (4) witchcraft and false pretension to prophecy ...
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Pretensions (2 Occurrences)

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Plain (113 Occurrences)
... simple. 7. (superl.) Not highly cultivated; unsophisticated; free from show
or pretension; simple; natural; homely; common. 8. (superl ...
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Bible Concordance
Pretension (1 Occurrence)

2 Corinthians 10:5 throwing down imaginations and every high thing that is exalted against the knowledge of God, and bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ;
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