His best work is found in the volume of odes called The Unknown Eros, which is full not only of passages but of entire poems in which exalted thought is expressed in poetry of the richest and most dignified melody.
In medieval ecclesiastical usage the term might be applied to almost any person having ecclesiastical authority; it was very commonly given to the more dignified clergy of a cathedral church, but often also to ordinary priests charged with the cure of souls and, in the early days of monasticism, to monastic superiors, even to superiors of convents of women.
The ex-sultan was conveyed into dignified captivity at Salonica.
Several of the more important fragments are found in Cicero, who expresses a great admiration for their manly fortitude and dignified pathos.
Pure and austere, it enjoined the strictest morals in the midst of corruption, and the most dignified self-respect in face of idolatrous servility.
The final court is the island synod, which consists of the archbishop, his suffragans and four dignified priests.
Moderatism had cultivated the ministers too fast for the people, and the church had become to a large extent more of a dignified ruler than a spiritual mother.
He was indifferent to luxury, and sought to make life, not commodious nor soft, but high and dignified in a refined way.
Eugenius was dignified in demeanour, but inexperienced and vacillating in action and excitable in temper.
Leo was dignified in appearance and elegant in speech, manners and writing.