The hair of Cléo de Bromsart had been waited upon like a divinity by many a priestess in the form of a maid.
Then as he passed from the portal, the priestess lifted her hands.
The cavity was approached with reverence; a tripod was placed over it; and a priestess or Pythia was appointed to preside.
There are finer names than these: wife, mother, priestess in the temple of humanity.
The meeting with Chios and the Christian in the cave of the Ephesian sorceress had worked on the mind of the priestess.
"I shall not betray you," answered the priestess, smiling again.
The oracle and priestess of the bottle were both called Bacbuc (Hebrew for “bottle”).
The oracle replied that the priestess must not be punished, for she had done no wrong.
Jupiter's priestess, said Pantagruel, in former days would not like us have walked under this arbour.
It was Saronia, the priestess, arrayed in her priestly robes.