In the spandrels are quaint, crouching monks, each holding a pastoral staff.
Inside the coffin was the pastoral staff, but no ring or vestments.
A bishop with pastoral staff, and hand raised in benediction.
The jewelled mitre and the pastoral staff need no description.
Gough says that the pastoral staff found in the coffin of Grostete, Bp.
In medival days the pastoral staff or crook of the bishop often had a small scarf attached to it.
But Pg 85 they forced the pastoral staff into his hands, and hurried him off to be installed.
One of the figures holds a pastoral staff, and the other may perhaps have borne a mitre.
The left hand holds the pastoral staff, the point of which impales a winged dragon, with a sphinx-like head, at his feet.
Cambuca, kam-bū′ka, n. a pastoral staff: a curved stick used in the game of pall-mall.
"of or pertaining to shepherds," early 15c., from Old French pastoral (13c.), from Latin pastoralis "of herdsmen, of shepherds," from pastor (see pastor (n.)). The noun sense of "poem dealing with country life generally" is from 1580s.
A work of art that celebrates the cultivated enjoyment of the countryside. The poem “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,” by Christopher Marlowe, is a pastoral. Its first stanza reads:
Come live with me, and be my love;
And we will all the pleasures prove
That hills and valleys, dales and fields,
Woods or steepy mountain yields.