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Hagiographer   Listen

The author of a worshipful or idealizing biography.  Synonyms: hagiographist, hagiologist.

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"Hagiographer" Quotes from Famous Books

... astronomy, why may not my friend bring it into history? and that the more, when he actually declares that it ought to be kept quite distinct from history, and by no means assumes that he is an historian because he is a hagiographer; whereas, somehow or other, Sir David does seem to me to show a zeal greater than becomes a savant, and to assume that he himself is a theologian because he is an astronomer. This writer owes Sir David as well as me an ...
— Apologia pro Vita Sua • John Henry Newman

Words linked to "Hagiographer" :   biographer, hagiologist, hagiographist, hagiography

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