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prelate
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Ulysses
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  • The plump shadowed face and sullen oval jowl recalled a prelate, patron of arts in the middle ages.
  • Do you know that the orange lodges agitated for repeal of the union twenty years before O’Connell did or before the prelates of your communion denounced him as a demagogue?
  • The learned prelate who administered the last comforts of holy religion to the hero martyr when about to pay the death penalty knelt in a most christian spirit in a pool of rainwater, his cassock above his hoary head, and offered up to the throne of grace fervent prayers of supplication.

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  • The outspoken prelates had an unusually public dispute.
  • The story of a prince who could not be killed, a priest who warned of a goddess’s wrath, a French prelate who believed he’d bought the same stone centuries later.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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