Epworth League

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Epworth League A religious organization of Methodist young people, founded in 1889 at Cleveland, Ohio, and taking its name from John Wesley's birthplace, Epworth, Lincolnshire, England.
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Usage

In literature:

Some people, who see only what is on the surface, cannot wholly understand the exuberance of an Epworth League crowd.
"John Wesley, Jr." by Dan B. Brummitt
He was a member of the Epworth League, and he took his membership seriously.
"The Plastic Age" by Percy Marks
Epworth League, referred to, ii, 137.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 14" by Elbert Hubbard
On Wednesday morning, Mr. Starr bade his family good-by and set out on a tour of Epworth League conventions.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
The Epworth League kept on flourishin' so, we didn't understand it.
"A Circuit Rider's Wife" by Corra Harris
The Methodists were incited to emulation by all this activity and Sim Basketful started an Epworth League.
"Duncan Polite" by Marian Keith
During this year the W. C. T. U. and the Wilmington District Epworth League passed suffrage resolutions.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
EPWORTH LEAGUE OF THE M. E. CHURCH.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
He is actually pinning an Epworth League badge on that young Jew!
"In League with Israel" by Annie F. Johnston
In Cleveland, too, was organized the great Epworth League of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various
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In poetry:

Epworth League at Wesley chapel,
Thou who for the boys doth battle,
Canst thou just one answer grapple?
Where are the boys?
"Where are the Boys" by Frank Barbour Coffin