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  • Pericles himself led out a fleet against the seceders and, after winning a first engagement, unwisely divided his armament and allowed one squadron to be routed.
  • This was at once followed by an anti-ministerial fusion of the extremists of all parties, including seceders from the government (known as the T C Constitutional party); and when the diet reassembled, the opposition broke into the House by force and wrecked all the furniture, so that a session was physically impossible (Jan.
  • In a similar manner Warwick was founded in January 1643 by seceders from Providence under the lead of Samuel Gorton.
  • The original seceders in Virginia and North Carolina bore for a time the name "Republican Methodists," and then called themselves simply "Christians," a designation which with the pronunciation "Christ-yans" is still of ten applied to them.
  • These seceders were at first treated with great harshness, but have won their way to toleration, and form the Lutheran Free churches of Germany.

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