For two hours Erasmus Smith, the Boer predicant, argued in vain in behalf of his flock.
Seeing the "predicant" coming, the old man hastily opened his Bible and began to read at random.
The loose leaves had been first collected by another Brother Henry, also a predicant friar.
A tournament of that class was being held all that summer between the regular priests and the newly-instituted predicant Friars.
“Some children,” said the predicant Friar, with a tender intonation.
It appears probable that at an early period of their preaching, a very large percentage of the predicant Friars were Gospellers.
Luckily, the predicant took no notice of this incident, for he was thinking about himself as he was too prone to do.
I remember Suzanne standing before the little table, behind which was the predicant with his book.
Also my quarrel with the predicant had put me out of temper.