I don't profess to be a believer, but I'd like to think I have an open mind.
Many Basuto profess Christianity and have adopted European clothing.
Of England, Evangelical [Lutheran] Church) - these are dealt with under their several headings - and in a comprehensive sense (with which we are now concerned) to the general body of all those " who profess and call themselves Christians."
They profess Mahommedanism but are practically savages.
Modern equity, it need hardly be said, does not profess to soften the rigour of the law, or to correct the errors into which it falls by reason of its generality.