Sentence Examples


  • Asoka recognized proselytism by peaceful means as a state duty.
  • Territorial ambition combined with the spirit of proselytism and with the greed of commerce to fill all Portuguese minds with the dream of a mighty Oriental empire.
  • Recently a serious difference arose among the Parsees of Bombay on the question of proselytism.
  • He seems to have acted with prudence and moderation during the conversion of his kingdom and did not countenance compulsory proselytism.
  • Any idea of proselytism is quite foreign to the ordinary Russian mind, and the outbursts of proselytizing zeal occasionally manifested by the clergy are really due to the desire for " Russification," and traceable to the influence of the higher clergy and of the government.