Sentence Examples


  • The clergy left the matter to the tsar's own decision.
  • His concordat with Florence (1516) guaranteed the free election of the clergy in that city.
  • His own hopes of preferment had been strengthened by the death of many of the higher clergy at Flodden.
  • The decrees against the emigrants and the non-juring clergy still remained under the veto of the king.
  • "The rule of dissolute bishops, and the example of a turbulent and immoral clergy, had poisoned the morals of the city.