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It was useless to demand that a man be proclaimed to the principate if that man be dead."Unto Caesar"|Baroness Emmuska Orczy
That decree defines the Principate to be an episcopal power of jurisdiction, which is immediate, over the whole Church.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI|Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
One result of the establishment of the Principate was the consolidation of the public domain.
Under the principate their status underwent a marked decline.
No young women were allowed to be present at the commedia del arte in the first times of the principate at Florence.Folkways|William Graham Sumner