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prelate

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port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

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(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color

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between such a Tulchan and a Bishop named to transmit the temporalities
A fleet of ten or twelve vessels, with many hundred passengers, left England about the same time; for a multitude of people, who were discontented with the king's government and oppressed by the bishops, were flocking over to the New World.
My dear Bazin, we pagans, we men of the sword, know very well when a man is made a colonel, or maitre-de-camp, or marshal of France; but if he be made a bishop, archbishop, or pope -- devil take me if the news reaches us before the three quarters of the earth have had the advantage of it
There were Virgins and bishops there, above their natural size, made of solid silver, each worth, by weight, from eight hundred thousand to two millions of francs, and bearing gemmed books in their hands worth eighty thousand; there were bas-reliefs that weighed six hundred pounds, carved in solid silver; croziers and crosses, and candlesticks six and eight feet high, all of virgin gold, and brilliant with precious stones; and beside these were all manner of cups and vases, and such things, rich in proportion.
He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic proverb of Benedict XII.
All these old abbots and bishops used to write most beautifully, with such taste and so much care and diligence.
All the dull people one can think of, from the Bishops down to the bores.
Brooke on this occasion little thought of the Radical speech which, at a later period, he was led to make on the incomes of the bishops.
clerks, vicars-choral, archbishops, bishops, abbots, priors,
Norman bishops and abbots ruled in church and monastery.
I assured them I was a sort of Christian; but they would not hear of it -- appealing to my own words, "Do not your padres, your very bishops, marry?
Thanks to compact organization, they were loosening the bonds of their dependence on the lords or bishops to whom most of them paid taxes; and the alliance of their representatives with the knights of the shire (country gentlemen) in the House of Commons, now a separate division of Parliament, was laying the foundation of the political power of the whole middle class.
There seems some ground to imagine that the great Kraken of Bishop Pontoppodan may ultimately resolve itself into Squid.
And this seems reasonable enough in the good Bishop.
A bishop whose wife has just been robbed of fifty thousand dollars' worth of diamonds