priest


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a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

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Therefore you may talk to me, priest," he concluded with haughty peremptoriness.
By the nose of John, but it must be a king has deigned to honor me with his commands," laughed the priest.
the priest went on, turning his eyes away from Levin's face and folding his hands under his stole.
Bear in mind the decay of Sight Recognition which threatened society at the time of the Colour Revolt; add too the certainty that Women would speedily learn to shade off their extremities so as to imitate the Circles; it must then be surely obvious to you, my dear Reader, that the Colour Bill placed us under a great danger of confounding a Priest with a young Woman.
You are mistaken, sir," exclaimed Morrel, raising himself on one knee, his heart pierced by a more acute pang than any he had yet felt -- "you are mistaken; Valentine, dying as she has, not only requires a priest, but an avenger.
The High Priest looked questioningly toward her--the brand was burning close to his hand and the faggots lay temptingly near.
Try, therefore, either to carry me to some place where I may see a priest or take the trouble to send one to me here.
There was a sudden commotion in the direction of the disputants, and Tarzan rolled his head in their direction in time to see the burly brute of a priest leap upon the woman opposite him, dashing out her brains with a single blow of his heavy cudgel.
The people who wrote the mediaeval ballads," answered the priest, "knew more about fairies than you do.
Thus refreshed and sobered, the jolly priest twirled his heavy partisan round his head with three fingers, as if he had been balancing a reed, exclaiming at the same time, ``Where be those false ravishers, who carry off wenches against their will?
They were about to draw out the rapier, but the priest who was standing by objected to its being withdrawn before he had confessed him, as the instant of its withdrawal would be that of this death.
One is never thinking of the real sorrow," said the strange priest.
At the instant when the car was close to the ground, the brawny Scot, laying aside his rifle, and seizing the priest around the waist, lifted him into the car, while, at the same moment, Joe tossed over the two hundred pounds of ballast.
The question he had to settle was "whether he should return to the painted pleasure of a court life" or become a priest.
The deity commanded that the Moonstone should be watched, from that time forth, by three priests in turn, night and day, to the end of the generations of men.