The founder of the priory was Walter de Gaunt, about 1114, and the institution flourished until 1537, when the last prior was executed for taking part in the Pilgrimage of Grace.
Va.), where he served an apprenticeship to a saddler, and where - Wheeling being an important headquarters of the inter-State slave trade - he first became deeply impressed with the iniquity of the institution of slavery, and determined to devote his life to the cause of abolition.
All bishoprics, abbeys and priories were in the royal nomination, the canonical institution belonging to the pope.
- The office of mayor of the palace was an institution peculiar to the Franks of the Merovingian period.
Attitude of Jesus.--So far, therefore, as the Sabbath existed for any end outside itself it was an institution to help every Jew to learn the law, and from this point of view it is.
Near the barracks is the Royal Artillery Institution, with a fine museum and a lecture hall.
The French institution of Prudhommes was introduced into Italy in 1893, under the name of Coltegi di Probiviri.
The institution has not attained great vogue.
Anti-clericals and freemasons, divorce being regarded not as a social institution but as a weapon against Catholicism.
Divine revelation and of a great institution like the Christian church suggested the possibility of enlisting scepticism in the service of dogmatic faith.
Although slavery still exists and the low price of slaves speaks to the low value of a human life, the legal institution of slavery is gone.
The laundress at the Perkins Institution secretly carried her off to give her a bath.
We had scarcely arrived at the Perkins Institution for the Blind when I began to make friends with the little blind children.
A little story called "The Frost King," which I wrote and sent to Mr. Anagnos, of the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was at the root of the trouble.
I was brought before a court of investigation composed of the teachers and officers of the Institution, and Miss Sullivan was asked to leave me.
I was permitted to spend a part of each day in the Institution library, and to wander from bookcase to bookcase, and take down whatever book my fingers lighted upon.
Many of those written before 1892 were published in the reports of the Perkins Institution for the Blind.
On May 26th they arrived in Boston and went to the Perkins Institution; here Helen met the little blind girls with whom she had corresponded the year before.
P.S. I am studying at the Institution for the Blind.
When the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, Helen and Miss Sullivan went to Tuscumbia.
I also know a child at the Institution for the Deaf in Mississippi.
The penny-post is, commonly, an institution through which you seriously offer a man that penny for his thoughts which is so often safely offered in jest.
But the rich man--not to make any invidious comparison--is always sold to the institution which makes him rich.
I was put into a jail once on this account, for one night; and, as I stood considering the walls of solid stone, two or three feet thick, the door of wood and iron, a foot thick, and the iron grating which strained the light, I could not help being struck with the foolishness of that institution which treated me as if I were mere flesh and blood and bones, to be locked up.
This may be to judge my neighbors harshly; for I believe that many of them are not aware that they have such an institution as the jail in their village.
Statesmen and legislators, standing so completely within the institution, never distinctly and nakedly behold it.
In regard to this project of marriage for me, I will tell you, dear sweet friend, that I look on marriage as a divine institution to which we must conform.
An institution upholding honor, the source of emulation, is one similar to the Legion d'honneur of the great Emperor Napoleon, not harmful but helpful to the success of the service, but not a class or court privilege.