PEN’MAN. n.s. [pen and man.]
I. One who professes the act of writing.
2. An author; a writer.
The four evangelists, within fifty years after our Saviour’s
death, consigned to writing that history, which had been pub-
lisehd only by the apostles and disciples: the further conside-
ration of these holy penmen will fall under another part of this
discourse. Addison on the Christian Religion.
The descriptions which the evangelists give, shew that both
our blessed Lord and the holy penmen of his story were deeply