from The Century Dictionary.
- Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Abbatial.
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He there spent all his hours, unoccupied by the duties of his abbatical office, in the transcription of books and the nobler avocations of an author.
"Out of the fulness of the heart the mouth speaketh;" and the monks soon began to perceive with regret and trembling the worldly ways of the new abbot, which he could not hide even under his abbatical robes.
Some portions of his relics are shown in the abbatical church of Triers, and in that of St. Mary Major in
Appointed Vicar Apostolic of New France, with the title of Bishop of Petrea, Laval was consecrated on 8 Dec., 1658, by the papal nuncio Piccolomini in the abbatical church of
There are various classes of Secular Abbots; some have both jurisdiction and the right to use the pontifical insignia; others have only the abbatical dignity without either jurisdiction or the right to pontificalia; while yet another class holds in certain cathedral churches the first dignity and the privilege of precedence in choir and in assemblies, by reason of some suppressed or destroyed conventual church now become the cathedral.
No one among the abbatical founders of Creteil had, to be quite frank, any measure of talent in proportion to his daring.
Hundreds of brave men were put, without mercy, to the sword, and many, with less mercy, burnt alive or died by the torture in the dark dungeons of the abbatical palace.
S. Dionysii ", and a memoir on his own abbatical administration," Liber de rebus in administratione sua gestis ".