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He told me himself, that ever since his ordination he has assumed what he calls a priestly garb.
The priestly city of On, a sort of university town, was consecrated to the worship of Ra, the sun.
It was then that Samuel arose, and he first appears as a pious boy, consecrated to priestly duties by a remarkable mother.
From the most remote times, the Cherokees have had one family set apart for the priestly office.
But in the priestly city, where education consists in being taught to play the hypocrite and to lie, traitors abound.
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Caudray was a believer whose faith did not exclude reason, and whose priestly training did not shut him out from passion.
In every settlement he had a fixed place, where he resided until he had performed his priestly duties among his flock.
He scoffs at the clerical classes and the religious orders, laughs at the priestly raiment which covered the passions of humanity.
For it is said that he had a genealogy, but that it was not in the priestly family.
Every day, putting on a priestly robe, he retires into this temple and passes before its shrines and shapes.
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