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.
I am not surprised at that, for the prelate was gallant enough.
It is as “Sir” Doctor of Physic, the host addresses him; also declaring him to be a “proper man,” and like a prelate.
The prelate had again a little touch of the musketeer about him.
Gaspar Contarini, a prelate as remarkable for his moderation as for his enlightened mind and understanding.
It needed but that to add fresh fuel to the fiery mood of the prelate.
prelate, it is so difficult to be brief with those who do not comprehend!'
"A more sensible thought than the other," observed the prelate.
On the same square stands a curious fountain provided by the liberality of an eighteenth-century prelate.