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[an-uh-see-tuh s] /ˌæn əˈsi təs/
Saint, pope a.d. 155?–166?. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Suddenly a whistle was heard from near the prow, where Anicetus was standing.

    Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar
  • Nero seemed overjoyed at finding Anicetus so ready to meet his wishes.

    Nero Jacob Abbott
  • Polycarp was not able to persuade Anicetus to renounce a practice which had been that of the bishops of Rome before his time.

  • Anicetus was notified that the blame of the whole conspiracy was on him.

  • In silent determination the soldiers surrounded her couch, and Anicetus was the first to strike her with a stick.

    Seekers after God Frederic William Farrar
  • As he was speaking Anicetus foxily let fall a dagger between his legs.

  • The barge in which Agrippina was thus invited to embark, was the treacherous trap that Anicetus had contrived for her destruction.

    Nero Jacob Abbott
  • At that moment Anicetus entered the room, followed by two other ruffians.

  • While they were speaking a body of soldiers, led by Anicetus, arrived, and with threats of violence dispersed the peasant throng.

  • And then, handing her to the charge of Anicetus, he turned hastily away.

    Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar

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