Sentence Examples


  • At twenty-two he was the most popular preacher of his day.
  • As a preacher he was in great request, though possessing but few of the qualities of the popular preacher.
  • In 1866 he was Whitehall preacher, and in 1871 he became canon of St Paul's.
  • He was a select preacher at Oxford in 1895-1897, and at Cambridge in 1900; he received a canonry in Bristol cathedral in 1893, but retained his wardenship of Toynbee Hall, while relinquishing the living of St Jude's.
  • His preaching, his catechizing of the children after evensong, and his connexion with the Bala Methodists - his wife's stepfather being a Methodist preacher - gave great offence.