Sentence Examples with the word REMISSNESS

Grieved at the ignorance and superstition which the remissness of the clergy permitted to flourish in the neighbouring parishes, he used every year to visit the most neglected parts of Northumberland, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Westmorland and Cumberland; and that his own flock might not suffer, he was at the expense of a constant assistant.

Sozomen relates that Alexander only interfered after being charged with remissness in leaving Arius so long to disturb the faith of the church.