Sentence Examples with the word USHER

The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.

The prelate has always been the bishop of Winchester; the chancellor was formerly the bishop of Salisbury, but is now the bishop of Oxford; the registrarship and the deanery of Windsor have been united since the reign of Charles I.; the king of arms, whose duties were in the beginning discharged by Windsor herald, is Garter Principal King of Arms; and the usher is the gentleman usher of the Black Rod.

But on his next visit to England in 1619 he brought with him an attestation to his orthodoxy and high professional standing, signed by the lord deputy and the members of the privy council, which, together with his own demeanour in a private conference with the king, so influenced the latter that he nominated Usher to the vacant see of Meath, of which he was consecrated bishop in 1621.

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He became usher of a grammar school in Leicestershire; he resided as a.

A confession of faith, drawn up by Archbishop Usher at the convocation of 1615, implicitly admitted the validity of Presbyterian ordination, and denied the distinction between bishop and presbyter.

In 1594 Usher matriculated at the newly founded university of Dublin, xxvli.

He graduated from St Edmund Hall, Oxford, in 1674, and was for three years an usher in a school at Croydon.

I further believe the aggregate effect of these breaks will forever change life on this planet and usher in a new Golden Age for humanity.

While he was detained on this business the archbishop of Armagh died in January 1625, and the king at once nominated Usher to the vacant primacy; but severe illness and other causes impeded his return to Ireland until August 1626.

For a few months he was usher at a boarding school at Blackheath, but on the 26th of September 1760 he became perpetual curate of New Brentford, the incumbency of which his father had purchased for him, and he retained its scanty profits until 1773.