Sentence Examples


  • The pope preserved the right to nominate to vacant benefices in curia and to certain benefices of the chapters, but all the others were in the nomination of the bishops or other inferior collators.
  • The story of its conquest is fully narrated in the first seven chapters of Joshua.
  • In 1776 he answered Gibbon's chapters on Christianity, and had the honour of being one of the only two opponents whom Gibbon treated with respect.
  • The popes were henceforth to be chosen by the cardinals, the bishops by the chapters subject to the popes approval.
  • He first introduced the division into chapters and paragraphs, and by means of carefully compiled indexes illustrated the lexical peculiarities of each author.