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  • His ancient place is now occupied by a new functionary, no longer acting as arbiter, but concentrating the forces of the triumphant party.
  • Adjuvare) staff-officer to a general in command, but now a distinct high functionary at the head of a special office in the British and American war departments.
  • The 'Ulema form a powerful corporation, whose head, the Sheik-ul-Islam, ranks as a state functionary almost co-equal with the grand vizier.
  • Ultimately it became necessary to forego even the pretence of maintaining relations of friendship, and the British functionary at that time, Captain Macleod, was withdrawn in 1840 altogether from a country where his continuance would have been but a mockery.
  • This functionary is first formally mentioned under Leo X.(1513-1521) in the proceedings in connexion with the canonization of St Lorenzo Giustiniani.
 

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