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  • During his tenure of office he published a revised edition of the Dominican Constitutions, and it was at his request that St. Thomas wrote the Summa Contra Gentiles.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The Rosicrucian succession among Grand Masters of the Priory began, at least, with Robert Fludd, the English alchemist whose period of office was 1595-1637.

    The Templar Revelation

  • Gladstone had also shuffled out of office without settling the future of Egypt with Sultan Abdul Hamid II.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Rome, which had no king, whose senior magistrates wore a simple, purple-bordered white toga and prized the iron ring of some senators over a ton of gold rings; an iron ring meant that a Roman family had been in and out of office for five hundred years.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • Hazel Sky, no longer in robes of office but dressed in a simple gown, joined them.

    Burning Tower

  • We were waiting for Tony Feather to come out and see us when I noticed, in the middle of a wide expanse of office space cross-sectioned by dozens of cubicles, a room enclosed on all sides by glass walls.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Apollodorus hurried in, his golden chain of office clinking.

    Antony and Cleopatra

  • An ecclesiastical association ( "La Caisse St. Joseph") grants a pension to its members out of office through sickness or old age.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Though a strong farm coalition has protected agriculture interests in Congress for decades, Goule says farm interests have had a tougher time since the November 2010 elections, when many moderate, rural Democrats were swept out of office and replaced by conservatives who are more focused on spending cuts than farm subsidies.

    Farmers worry about effect of $30B in cuts

  • The comparative peace of half an hour came to an end with the arrival of Oliver Grantchester who brought with him a frail-looking young woman hung around with computer, printer and bag of office necessities.

    To The Hilt

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