Sentence Examples


  • Emperors and kings and the most illustrious men in church and state were commonly confraters of one or other of the great Benedictine abbeys.
  • (On this subject see article by Edmund Bishop in Downside Review, 1885.) The confraters and consorors were made partakers in all the religious exercises and other good works of the community to which they were affiliated, and they were expected in return to protect and forward its interests; but they were not called upon to follow any special rule of life.