The grand inquisitor's chair was placed in a sort of tribunal far above that of the king.
And the case has been postponed accordingly, answered the grand inquisitor.
He presented to the grand inquisitor and the expectant duke two letters signed by the royal hand.
But why, my dear mother, are you playing the grand inquisitor?
The grand inquisitor was ex officio president for life of the royal council of the Inquisition.
The grand inquisitor stepped forward, flourishing a mighty broadswordof wood.
In these wonderful passages the reader is again and again reminded of Dostoievsky's grand inquisitor.
It is reckoned a high honour conferred on those whom the grand inquisitor appoints to this office.
Are you all agreed”—addressing the assistants, “that what your grand inquisitor has stated is the exact truth?
Truly, it is a grand inquisitor; 'Twill search each petty heresy that taints Thy blood, and burn it to a cinder.