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They built others in other cities; but still they had a horror of tapers, lustral water, pontifical habits, etc.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Meanwhile, the cardinal had passed behind the altar to put on his pontifical robes; soon he reappeared with the holy vial.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
First, there is the "atheist formula" of 'art for the sake of art';—a heresy he scourged with pontifical anathemas.
The highest religious officer of the state, the pontifex maximus, was from this time on elected by the Pontifical College.
Mr. Wilmot waved a pontifical good-bye and vanished in the direction of Kensington.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
He convinced Ferralz that no more delightful tidings could have reached the pontifical court.
Those who have been long familiar with the great actor, know how episcopical he is—hieratical, pontifical.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
And the clear ambition of your brother is to make you chief cat's-paw pontifical upon the Baltic shore.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
The Pontifical Allocution unmasked the falsehood, but did not change the condition of affairs.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
The pontifical supremacy being once overthrown, the whole of the Roman platform fell to pieces.

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