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Usage examples for Abad

  1. In 1798 he resolved to reform the mode of proceeding in the holy office, and intended to take advantage of a memorial which I had composed in 1794, according to the orders of the inquisitor- general Abad y- la- Sierra; but from a secret court intrigue he was denounced to the Inquisition as a Jansenist and an enemy to the tribunal. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
  2. In 1792 the inquisitors of Saragossa received a denunciation, and examined witnesses against Don Augustin Abad y- la- Sierra, Bishop of Barbastro, who was accused of Jansenism, and of approving the principles which were the basis of the civil constitution of the French clergy under the constitutional assembly. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
  3. During the progress of this affair, Don Manuel Abad y- la- Sierra, the brother of Don Augustin, was made inquisitor- general, and the inquisitors were afraid to carry it on. – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
  4. Beth was in different countries expressed Bat, Bad, Abad – A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. by Jacob Bryant
  5. At 9: 35 a sudden cloud of smoke, green and white against the stormy sky, completely hid the Olympia, a shell screamed across two miles of turbulent water and burst near the Spanish fort at Milate San Antonio de Abad – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  6. They have a number of sarcastic proverbs on the tenacious gripe of the " abad avariento," the avaricious priest, who, " having eaten the olio offered, claims the dish!" – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) by Isaac Disraeli

Rhymes for Abad