It is the first time a prelate has ever been known to be arrested inside Vatican City.
He recognises no authority, neither president nor prelate, general nor judge, nothing but his own sense of truth and right.
It needed but that to add fresh fuel to the fiery mood of the prelate.
It is as “Sir” Doctor of Physic, the host addresses him; also declaring him to be a “proper man,” and like a prelate.
"A more sensible thought than the other," observed the prelate.
Gaspar Contarini, a prelate as remarkable for his moderation as for his enlightened mind and understanding.
But the prelate had kept counsel, and meant to keep it; and he looked away again.
prelate, it is so difficult to be brief with those who do not comprehend!'
Narcisse must have felt the sting of the prelate's delicate sarcasm.
On the same square stands a curious fountain provided by the liberality of an eighteenth-century prelate.