In the mid-19th century, facial hair was the sort of thing worn by parliamentarians, clergymen, professors, generals, and royalty.
Mr. Bangs took charge of the outside guard that night, in which the clergymen had volunteered to serve.
And the word was invented to distinguish the laymen from the clergymen.
This is a question that we leave for the Illinois clergymen themselves to decide.
Mr. Smith and Mr. Brown were the clergymen who preceded him.
In the Lancashire factories they allow women and clergymen the benefit of an entre—because they don't understand business.
You allow, that there are vicious clergymen, who are unworthy of their Function.
He had kept from her all knowledge of the Church, and of clergymen.
The lawyers next, like the clergymen, had supplied the Whigs much of their strength.
There was an aged negro man present, who was noticed with marked attention by the Archdeacon, the Rector and other clergymen.