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  • Da Vinci presided over the Priory between 1510 and 1519 as the brotherhood’s Grand Master, which might help explain your grandfather’s passion for Leonardo’s work.
  • He reminded them that previous tempering of Church law—the Vatican II fiasco—had left a devastating legacy: Church attendance was now lower than ever, donations were drying up, and there were not even enough Catholic priests to preside over their churches.
  • Who is presiding this week?
  • A knight buried by a Pope? A knight whose funeral was presided over by a Pope?
  • Sir Isaac Newton’s burial, attended by kings and nobles, was presided over by Alexander Pope, friend and colleague, who gave a stirring eulogy before sprinkling dirt on the tomb.

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  • She will preside over the meeting.
  • At a sign from the presiding judge, one of the court officers led her away,
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger

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