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The general council of Christians alone has the authority to canonize anyone or to order anyone to be adored as a saint.

You will still be Saint Hilda, whatever church may canonize you.

The Marble Faun, Volume II.Nathaniel Hawthorne

But this could hardly be, for the king would not canonize himself, and it is he who will name them when founding them.

Those who thus try to canonize Burns are no true friends to his memory.

Robert BurnsPrincipal Shairp.

The Democracy, through all its organs, hastened to canonize him as one of the saints of its calendar.

We were almost ready, in our thankfulness and joy, to canonize the ship and crew, and cut her up into snuffboxes and toothpicks.

Annyway, I'll give um full absolution, so that death can't hurt um sariously, an' I'll canonize him as a martyr.

It was he who prevailed upon the Pope to canonize Archbishop Anselm.

Not satisfied with three Gods, they must canonize and deify men and make saints and demi-gods.

Except in the case of new songs, do let us off with the chord, and we'll canonize you as a model of self-restraint and good sense.

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