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Definition of John

  • A proper name of a man.
  • a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  • a prostitute's customer
  • (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
  • youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

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England rushed back upon him-the love of those at home; of his father, the only father he had ever known; of Faith, the only mother or sister he had ever known; of old John Fairley; the love of the woods and the hills where he had wandered came upon him.
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The Critical Works of John Dennis', I, 501, has deemed unlikely.
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John Jones had sold half his interest in the "Bald Eagle and Mary Ann" for $65,000, gold coin, and gone to the States for his family.
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Well, then honest _John_ here's to ye, says she; and drank off her Glass, and made _John_ fill a Brimmer and drink it off.
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By _John Seller_, Hydrographer to his Majesty.
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John xi, 30-45 MARY MAGDALENE.
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On the contrary, the references to her as being in the company of such women as Joanna, the wife of Herod's steward, Salome, the mother of James and John, and Mary, the mother of Jesus (Luke viii, 3; Mark xvi, 40; John xix, 25), strongly discountenance such a supposition.
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The only reason for this identification is that the anointing by the "sinner" is described as taking place in the house of a Pharisee named Simon (Luke vii, 36, 39-40 43-44); that the anointing by the unnamed woman, as described in Matthew xxvi, 6-13 and Mark xiv, 3-9, took place in the house of one "Simon the leper," in Bethany; and that Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is described in John xi, 2, and xii, 3-8, as anointing Jesus in a house (apparently that of Lazarus himself) in Bethany, when a conversation ensues altogether different from that recorded in Luke vii, but similar to that related in Matthew xxvi, and Mark xiv, save that the objection to the anointing of Jesus is made, not by "his disciples" (Matthew xxvi, 8), not by "some that had indignation" (Mark xiv, 4), but by "one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon's son" (John xii, 4).
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The demeanor of Mary, the sister of Lazarus, is, however, by no means that of a fallen and sinful though penitent woman but that of a pious and good one (see Luke x, 39, 42; John xi, 28-33; xii, 3).
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According to the fourth evangelist, Jesus bore the cross without assistance the whole distance to the place crucifixion (John xix, 16-18).
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John Stuart Mill studied Greek at the age of three, which is the proper time to begin the study of any language that one intends to master.
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Some one said of John Stuart Mill, "Analysis is the king of his intellect.
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BISHOP SIMPSON, E. KRUMMACHER, NEWMAN HALL, D.D., MARTIN LUTHER, BISHOP T. BOWMAN, JOHN KNOX, CHAS.
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I am so glad you have come; John is dying.
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The wife, having for a long time been kept from the enjoyment of church privileges by close confinement, she had been sorely tempted to doubt her acceptance in Christ, and was in great darkness for days; but one day, in reading the following words, found in the fifteenth chapter of John, _"If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will and it shall be done unto you,"_ she was led to go to God in prayer, and to ask, if not wrong in his sight, to grant her a request, that she might know that her prayer was answered, and that she was abiding in Him.
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On the evening of the fifty-first daily prayer-meeting in Augusta, Ga., a large gathering assembled in the St. John's M.E. Church, at which Dr. Irvine presided, and some very touching communications were read.
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The Christian_" the following instance illustrating God's faithfulness in hearing and answering prayer: "About the year 1829, my husband, who died January 2d, 1854, lent his sleigh and harness to a man calling himself John Cotton, to go some twenty miles and be gone three days.
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Sir, Mr. John Cotton has left your sleigh and harness here, and you can have them by calling for them_.
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You have a meeting this evening, and, if the wind would change, John would stay and go to it; and, I believe, if he went he would be converted.
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On entering his crowded vestry, he soon observed John, sitting upon the front seat.
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Examples of John

Example #1
There was work to do in England, work too little done-the memory of the great meeting at Heddington flashed upon him.
Example #2
Would he not prove to be as much out of place as was the face of that English girl?
Example #3
Advertised also in the 'Daily Courant' for January 20, 1704, under the heading "This present day is publish'd" and in the same paragraph with the advertisement of 'A Representation', was another short pamphlet, 'Some Thoughts Concerning the Stage in a Letter to a Lady'.
Example #4
This present day is publish'd.
Example #5
The widow Brewster had "struck it rich" in the "Golden Fleece" and sold ten feet for $18,000-hadn't money enough to buy a crape bonnet when Sing-Sing Tommy killed her husband at Baldy Johnson's wake last spring.
Example #6
Tom So-and-So had sold out of the "Amanda Smith" for $40,000-hadn't a cent when he "took up" the ledge six months ago.