Ranters, Wesleyans, and other Nonconformists were regarded as heretics.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
The Ranters also are great at tea-meetings, but still greater at revival meetings.
"A Boy's Voyage Round the World" by The Son of Samuel Smiles
On the contrary, I am all for your Ranter.
"Robert Elsmere" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Mike said he was sorry, and expressed his wonder that Ranter could be so cruel.
"Mike Marble" by Uncle Frank
He was no more a sentimentalist but now a roaring ranter.
"The Lady of Loyalty House" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Bishops, and priests, and deacons, and poor little ranters like me.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
The whole affair reminded me of a meeting of Jumpers, or Ranters.
"Notes in North Africa" by W. G. Windham
I am told mad Ranters sing, and preach, and roar as if they were in earnest.
"About London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Now and then the Ranters got hold of a barn, and then there was another secession.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
The Dissenter is free; the wildest ranter has a liberty which an Archbishop may sigh for in vain.
"The Religious Life of London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
"Would the old folk know their children?
Would they own the graceless town,
With never a ranter to worry
And never a witch to drown?"
"Cobbler Keezar's Vision" by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Hoarse ranters, crazed Fifth Monarchists,
Of stripes and bondage braggarts,
Pale Churchmen, with singed rubrics snatched
From Puritanic fagots.
"A Spiritual Manifestation" by John Greenleaf Whittier
As any experienced ranter can tell you, thinking about it has the unfortunate tendency of turning a good, clean rant into a muddy quagmire of fine points, conditional sentences, and digressions as delicately balanced as a Swiss watch.
Normally I ignore ranters, but when they run really outrageous stuff in the paper, one has to say something.
Redesign Renders Ranters Speechless .