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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Exhorter One who exhorts or incites.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n exhorter One who exhorts or encourages.
    • n exhorter In the Meth, Epis. Ch., a layman, licensed by the pastor, at the recommendation of the class-meeting or leader's meeting, to hold meetings for prayer and exhortation under the direction of the preacher in charge, and to attend all the sessions of the quarterly conference. He is subject to an annual examination of character in the quarterly conference.
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  • John Milton
    “Adam inquires concerning celestial motions, is doubtfully answered, and exhorted to search rather things more worthy of knowledge.”
  • Plato
    “I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.”


In literature:

Others are also exhorted to rejoice in the Lord.
"Sermons on Various Important Subjects" by Andrew Lee
But do thou then exhort thy bride to ask her father, that my children may not leave this country.
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
Soon he was licensed to exhort, next to preach.
"A Review of Uncle Tom's Cabin" by A. Woodward
While Uncle Isham Dyer was exhorting the people to repent of their sins, the disclosure came.
"The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Hence the placid acceptance of military propaganda and even of vindictive exhortation.
"Preaching and Paganism" by Albert Parker Fitch
But everywhere they are exhorted to keep them in that relation to their Lord, into which His own ordinance has brought them.
"The Way of Salvation in the Lutheran Church" by G. H. Gerberding
Exhortation to obedience, 4:1-40.
"The Bible Book by Book" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
You will exhort, doubtless, yourself, before long, if you keep this track.
"Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia" by William Gilmore Simms
He endeavoured to console his wife, and exhorted her to a life of persevering virtue.
"Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of Rome" by Oliver Goldsmith
Short reprimand and exhortation short 425 Suffice for thee, nor did I purpose more.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
What do you regard as the most striking exhortation of Chapter 4?
"A Bird's-Eye View of the Bible" by Frank Nelson Palmer
We exhort, wholly for the sake of God, His servants.
"Epistle to the Son of the Wolf" by Bahá’u’lláh
But the general panorama of history exhorts us to fundamental change.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
The woman absolutely began to talk out loud, and didn't even stop when a man got up in the congregation and began to exhort.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
"Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854" by Various
As an educative force, emulation far surpasses exhortation.
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
The Professorin exhorted Manna to stay at the convent, and devote herself to reflection and pure thought.
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
Our author alternates argument with exhortation.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
The Nuncio assured him that he had exhorted the King to take Catherine back.
"The Divorce of Catherine of Aragon" by J.A. Froude
St. Paul does not exhort men to refrain from theft merely in order to be harmless, but to do good.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick

In poetry:

Exhort them all to serve the Lord their God;
'Tis each true Christian's duty, to do so:
Proclaim his might, his praises spread abroad,
And thou to his eternal joys shalt go.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
An' aye thro' the parish ilk year he wad gang
In due visitation, nor thocht the road lang,
Whan gaun to examine, exhort, an' reprove,
Or sit by the sick like an angel o' love.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton
But, first, exhort them on their God to call,
(With minds replete with a religious fire,
Upon their bended knees) both great and small,
Before they to their nightly rest retire:
"Advice To Ev'ry Master Of A Family, To Govern His House In A Religious Manner" by Rees Prichard
The Abbot of Inchaffray celebrated mass,
And all along the Scottish lines barefoot he did pass,
With the crucifix in his hand, a most beautitul sight to see,
Exhorting them to trust in God, and He would set them free.
"The Battle of Bannockburn" by William Topaz McGonagall
Not only for that daughter of Samaria’s hot clime—
Child of an ancient people, of a by-gone faith and time—
Was meant the exhortation that from His lips then fell,
But for His Christian children, for us, to-day, as well.
"Our Saviour And The Samaritan Woman At The Well" by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
'Gabble-gabble . . . brethren . . . gabble-gabble!'
My window glimpses larch and heather. I hardly hear the tuneful babble,
Not knowing nor much caring whether The text is praise or exhortation,
Prayer of thanksgiving or damnation.
"The Boy In Church" by Robert Graves

In news:

This collaboration between Tom Morello and the Coup's Boots Riley promises an ecstatic agit-rap mash-up of scratch-guitar licks and grassroots socialist exhortations.
In an opinion piece in the Washington Post, Frank Baitman, president of Petards, exhorts Congress to pass laws governing the use of surveillance technologies for security.
In the video not only do they reveal the eight habits of every successful terrorist but they also exhort citizens to report any suspicious activity they observe.
Developers and business leaders have exhorted Chevron to expand operations in the city's Marina Bay district, and now elected officials are set to join the chorus.
At a time when young people are exhorted and expected to be exceptional, there may be something to say for the virtues of being unremarkable .
Over the past three weeks, my mailbox has been inundated with glossy flyers and giant postcards exhorting me to vote YES on A1 for Animal Care, the 25-year parcel tax that would benefit the Oakland Zoo.
Every month we exhort you to sign up for our free weekly e-newsletter.
Everywhere you turn, someone's exhorting you to "go green".
Everywhere you turn, someone's exhorting you to "go green": build and maintain infrastructure that consumes as little of the planet's finite resources—water, energy, oxygen—as possible.
Sure, the Bible exhorts to "Love thy neighbor as thyself," but he knew better.
Production numbers jump with joy, and the performers seem to take as gospel Conrad Birdie 's exhortation that "Life's a Ball, just waiting for you.".
Conservative advocates of judicial restraint should be praising now beleaguered Judge Kathe Tuttman for doing exactly what they so often exhort judges to do.
President Obama exhorts Congress to rework the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education reforms before the start of the next school year.
Exhorting the image of Rosa Parks, the civil rights icon who on December 1, 1955, refused to give up her seat on a city bus in Birmingham Alabama and changed the course of history in this country, the Reverend Kyev Tatum announ.
The old man — and I don't mean Bill Russell, who sat courtside — kept gathering his troops at every timeout, exhorting them to hang in there.

In science:

They exhorted experimentalists to improve the data quality.
Random Matrices and Chaos in Nuclear Physics
I am grateful to all those who exhorted me to make quantitative predictions based on my proposal that quantum dynamics plays an important role in genetic information processing. I particularly thank L.
Testing Quantum Dynamics in Genetic Information Processing
She also exhorted the audience to make the most of the week’s opportunities to learn and discuss and to leave Dublin with a renewed commitment to their vocation as scientists.
Matters of Gravity, the newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society