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Definition a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • The Archbishop of Canterbury is the principal leader of the Church of England.
archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • In the seconds between the shattering of glass and the first casualty, soldiers surrounded Queen Victoria and hustled her through a door normally reserved for the archbishop, who hurried after her with breathless prayers.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • Enter Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury.
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry VIII
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • When Archbishop Dante de Luna died, bells all over the province tolled unceasingly for nine days and nine nights,
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • The question is, what did the archbishop find?
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • The marshal and the archbishop are strong:
    William Shakespeare  --  Henry IV, Part 2
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • The archbishop began to speak, but Alice hardly heard a word he said.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • Dressed in full military uniform, ancestral sword at his hip, he stood before the high altar with the archbishop.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • "If there is anyone here who objects to this union, let him speak now or forever hold his peace," the archbishop intoned.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • She turned to face the archbishop.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • She heard herself repeating the archbishop's words without comprehending their meaning.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • The Archbishop knew that most of the priests of Peru were scoundrels.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • archbishop = a bishop of highest rank (in charge of other bishops and churches)
  • CHAPTER X. How Sir Launcelot came to the hermitage where the Archbishop of Canterbury was, and how he took the habit on him.
    Thomas Malory  --  Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume II
  • Thou hast to know that I was the Count Ugolino and he the Archbishop Ruggieri.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante's Inferno
  • Part 9 DEATH COMES FOR THE ARCHBISHOP Chapter 1.
    Willa Cather  --  Death Comes for the Archbishop
  • The other guests were ex-President Benjamin Harrison and Archbishop Ireland, who were in Paris at the time.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • Or consider this story: the Archbishop of Canterbury is actually the offspring of a little fox with pointy ears that lived in a tree!
    Adam Gopnik  --  Can Science Explain Why We Tell Stories?
  • It was to be led by Archbishop Tutu and the Reverend Allan Boesak.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • JAILER The Secretary, the Duke, and the Archbishop.
    Robert Bolt  --  A Man for All Seasons
  • In the sacred college, you know, of cardinals and archbishops and bishops there were two men who held out against it while the others were all for it.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners

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