It was gravely said by some of the prelates
in the Council of Trent, where the doctrine of the Schoolmen bare great sway, that the Schoolmen were like astronomers, which did feign eccentrics and epicycles, and such engines of orbs, to save the phenomena; though they knew there were no such things; and in like manner, that the Schoolmen had framed a number of subtle and intricate axioms, and theorems, to save the practice of the church.
For whenever these factions have their cardinals they do not remain quiet for long, because cardinals foster the factions in Rome and out of it, and the barons are compelled to support them, and thus from the ambitions of prelates
arise disorders and tumults among the barons.
sent their own kinsmen or the sons of their clergy, while, on the other hand, some great noblemen did not disdain to patronize the children of their confidential servants--so that a lad entering this establishment had every variety of youthful society wherewith to mingle.
D'Artagnan and Porthos walked straight up to the episcopal palace, which was surrounded by a numerous crowd anxious to see the prelate
What have we to do with this mitred prelate
,--with this crowned king?
He rose, and the two long lines of brothers followed his example, looking sideways with scared faces at the angry prelate.
It needed but that to add fresh fuel to the fiery mood of the prelate.
For, instead of a long train with royal diadems, I saw in one family two fiddlers, three spruce courtiers, and an Italian prelate
May I so find mercy in your eyes,'' said the Jew, ``as I know not one word which the reverend prelate
spake to me all this fearful night.
were briefed by Legaspi Bishop Joel Baylon regarding the situation in Albay where the restive Mayon Volcano is located.
In a pastoral statement, the prelates
cautioned that 'when the move for Charter change becomes self-serving' such as calls for 'no elections' and term extensions, 'it is to be expected that citizens would react with suspicion, astonishment and exasperation.
Contract notice: Chteau de Grignan - project manager for the restoration of the wing of the prelates
and exterior improvements.