man of the cloth


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man of the cloth

A priest or clergyman. Ever since he was young, John knew he wanted to become a man of the cloth.
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man of the cloth

Fig. a clergyman. Father Brown is a man of the cloth and is welcome at our table for dinner every Sunday.
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A veteran writer specializing in Ernst Mach and Ludwig Boltzman, Blackmore presents six dialogues patterned after those of Socrates in which a leader, an ally, a man of the cloth, a partly educated young women eager to learn, and a vigorous opponent debate a number of questions.
AS a man of the cloth, Father James Robinson was a pillar of the community.
Stump was a great man of the cloth who was always there for those in spiritual need," National Commander Wallace E.
The role of Man of the Cloth in Speaking in Tongues.
And that leads to another man of the cloth but this one has no joy in him.
Shaw comes to life when recounting the sex sessions, such as one with a client--a man of the cloth, no less--who gets off by watching two men together.
When he's the sole survivor of a brutal car accident, something compels him to take a dead man's identity, which leads a lecher and a thief to soon become a man of the cloth.
I SEE the British Horseracing Authority seem to have unearthed a secret weapon in their fight against corruption - a man of the cloth .
MEET Rev Simon Beveridge, a man of the cloth - the saddlecloth.
It is indeed, and it would be odd if a man of the cloth possessed skills to enable him to enter a car other than his own in such a way as to activate the alarm.
It shouldn't take a court of law to make a man of the cloth do the right thing; but, in this case, that might just be what it takes.
A man of the cloth was presiding over a marriage of his daughter, who loved a lady enough to marry her, and the father has been found guilty and punished.
Not only has he failed to credit a man of the cloth, but Rep.
Yet it soon becomes apparent that, like his wives, we don't know this strange yet charming man at all, apart from the tantalising titbits Haigh feeds us along he way, of his days at the seminary, as a man of the cloth, the past he hides so well.