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Usage examples for priest

  1. The priest who succeeded him, coming something over three years ago, was a much younger man. – In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr
  2. Then you can call the priest. – Death of a Spaceman by Walter M. Miller
  3. Maybe the priest is sick. – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  4. On the whole, it is best, perhaps, that you should ride away to the priest. – Pierre And His People, [Tales of the Far North], Volume 5. by Gilbert Parker
  5. It was that of the old priest, who had seen him from a distance. – Paris From the "Three Cities" by Emile Zola
  6. Giovanni was in no humour to receive a visit from a priest just then, even though the latter was an old acquaintance and had once been a friend. – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Priest Lampitt said the same. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  8. A door to the left opened, and a priest came out. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  9. When I was a boy, my mother wanted to make a priest out of me. – Beasts, Men and Gods by Ferdinand Ossendowski
  10. Not a single priest appeared. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  11. Oh, priest, priest, thou mistakest me. – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  12. Why don't you see a priest then? – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  13. Why 'tis with a Priest our Business is at present. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  14. I have often been taken for a priest, especially when I am off duty. – The Underdog by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. A priest is only a man after all. – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  16. I met and talked with him this morning, and a simple priest he is, though a good, well- meaning man. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  17. The priest, observing that I stopped to look at the grave, shook his head and sighed. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  18. He was only seven days old, but he had to have a name before the priest could Christian him. – Heart of Gold by Ruth Alberta Brown
  19. The good priest fell on my neck and kissed me. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  20. It is difficult to form a notion of the ignorance of these Latins in all historical questions, and their entire want of that general cultivation which is assumed with us as a matter of course in a priest or bishop. – Letters From Rome on the Council by Johann Joseph Ignaz von Döllinger
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