The bands of armed men who assembled at conventicles became so numerous as to have the appearance of an army.
"Hunted and Harried" by R.M. Ballantyne
Better to renew the prohibition of heretical conventicles, and to reiterate the ancient penalties.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
He looks as if he had been just presiding at three conventicles and a meeting at Philadelphus Hall.
"Julian Home" by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
Don't you know this is no common conventicle?
"Broken Bread from an Evangelist's Wallet" by Thomas Champness
Married women taken at "conventicles," were sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
Another bay was added to the Burgess conventicle, and the cathedral services were resumed.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul" by Arthur Dimock
Josiah, too, had his stories of Old England and the conventicles, heroic tales of the beginning of the long struggle for freedom of opinion.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Wait ye till I send them to your conventicles!
"Privy Seal" by Ford Madox Ford
Patriotic conventicles and every other form of secret meeting were held.
"The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte" by William Milligan Sloane
One day, in an inland walk, Mrs. Paton and I came on a large Conventicle in the bush.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
There rose a manly race austere and strong,
On whom no lessons of their day were lost,
Earnest as some conventicle's deep song,
And keen as their own frost.
"Arms And The Man - The New England Group" by James Barron Hope
Or why not plunge thy blades about
Some maggot politician throng
Swarming to parcel out
The body of a land, and rout
The maw-conventicle, and ungorge Wrong?
"Individuality." by Sidney Lanier