Its members showed no patience with doctrinal innovations, even such moderate ones as John Huss represented.
Happy the humorist whose works and life are an illustration of the great moral truth that the sense of humour is the just balance of all the faculties of man, the best security against the pride of knowledge and the conceits of the imagination, the strongest inducement to submit with a wise and pious patience to the vicissitudes of human existence.
Thus precious time was lost, violent antagonisms were called forth, the patience of the nation was exhausted, and the reactionary forces were able to gather strength for once more asserting themselves.
The old countess, waiting for the return of her husband and son, sat playing patience with the old gentlewoman who lived in their house.
But Charles had none of the patience and commonsense which had enabled Louis XVIII.
With patience and perseverance, in mastering its meaning.
His long life enabled him to perfect the organization of Methodism and to inspire his preachers and people with his own ideals, while he had conquered opposition by unwearying patience and by close adherence to the principles which he sought to teach.
Indeed, in those days, the difficulties attached to such measures, and to the measurement of distances with the filar micrometer, were exceedingly great, and must have taxed to the Utmost the skill and patience of the observer.
He was always gentle and forbearing, no matter how dull I might be, and believe me, my stupidity would often have exhausted the patience of Job.
Gabriel was waiting with the patience of Death, though he'd started to tense, indicating his guard was going up once more.