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He removed the final f from bailiff, mastiff, plaintiff and pontiff, but left it in distaff.

The American LanguageHenry L. Mencken

There is already open war between the Pontiff and the French.

The missive, however, never reached the pontiff to whom it was addressed.

"Obedience is holiness," the Pontiff said at last, with a sweep of his hand.

The Hill of VenusNathan Gallizier

The sequel proved that the Pontiff was wiser than the Vicar.

The Jesuits, 1534-1921Thomas J. Campbell

The Bull of Grace by the pontiff was carried in front, on a velvet cushion or cloth of gold.

The Roman nobles and gentleman headed the procession, and their sons drew the pontiff's carriage.

There was a heavy silence, during which the Pontiff and Charles of Anjou exchanged significant glances.

The Hill of VenusNathan Gallizier

Vex not yourself, holy Raimond, I will answer it to the Pontiff.

RienziEdward Bulwer Lytton

It is a form of theocracy, in which there can be no pontiff save the prince, and no priests save the magistrates.

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