Enthronize

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Enthronize To place on a throne; hence, to induct into office, as a bishop. "There openly enthronized as the very elected king."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • enthronize To enthrone; seat on high; exalt.
    • enthronize Eccles., to enthrone as a bishop; place a newly consecrated bishop on his episcopal throne. Also spelled enthronise.
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Quotations

  • American Proverb
    American Proverb
    “You must not enthrone ignorance just because there is much of it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Inthronize

Usage

In literature:

She was enthroned on a sofa.
"The Motor Maid" by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
In every true home the mother is queen, enthroned in the hearts of her loving children.
"The Madonna in Art" by Estelle M. Hurll
Madonna enthroned (but not the Trinity above).
"The Florentine Painters of the Renaissance" by Bernhard Berenson
Posterity has rewarded him by enthroning him on the highest peaks of musical fame.
"The Great German Composers" by George T. Ferris
Ferdinand VII., once more enthroned, recognized him as constitutional minister, but never forgave him for his assumption of power.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
The Judge, enthroned presently in the Pavilion, was the pivotal center of the crowd.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
That injured lady sat enthroned in easy chair, in a quiet corner, casting martyr-like looks upon her sympathizers.
"Clemence" by Retta Babcock
During the rest of the program, Roger sat enthroned at Mary's side, and listened.
"Contrary Mary" by Temple Bailey
Of nobler day, enthroned between her subject seas.
"The Vision of Sir Launfal" by James Russell Lowell
That evening she was enthroned in Paradise, when Joses shambled by.
"Boy Woodburn" by Alfred Ollivant
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In poetry:

Ten days th' eternal doors displayed
Were wondering (so th' Almighty bade)
Whom Love enthroned would send, in aid
Of souls that mourn,
Left orphans in Earth's dreary shade
As noon as born.
"Sunday After Ascension" by John Keble
I believe that this man must be enthroned, rightly shod and crowned.
I believe that those who made such things
must be the masters of all these things.
And that those who made bread should eat!
"The People" by Pablo Neruda
A moon, with vacant, chilling eye, stares
At the winter, enthroned vast and white upon the hard ground;
The night is an entire and translucent azure;
The wind, a blade of sudden presence, stabs.
"Tenebrae" by Emile Verhaeren
He who lies where the minster's groined arches curve down
To the tomb-crowded transept of England's renown,
The glorious essayist, by genius enthroned,
Whose pen as a sceptre the Muses all owned,--
"The Quaker Alumni" by John Greenleaf Whittier
The twinkling stars enthroned above
Are sisters to my dearest love.
We men should count it joy complete
To lay our service at her feet.
But oh what rapture is her kiss!
A forecast 'tis of heavenly bliss!
"My sweetheart's dainty lips" by Yehudah ha-Levi
Shall it be when Intemperance, enthroned on the waves
Of a dark sea of ruin, is scooping the graves
Of thousands, while redly the dark current rolls
With the blood of her victims—the slaughter of souls?
"The Plague of Our Isle" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's new Coptic pope, Tawadros II, enthroned in Cairo ceremony.
CAIRO – The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church has been enthroned.
T he new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's Coptic pope enthroned amid concern for Christian minority.
Pope Tawadros II, the new leader of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, looks on Sunday during his enthronement ceremony at St Mark Cathedral in Cairo.
The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church has been enthroned.
Tucson News NowEgypt's new Coptic pope enthroned.
CAIRO (AP) — The new pope of Egypt's Orthodox Coptic church was enthroned on Sunday in an elaborate ceremony lasting nearly four hours, attended by the nation's Muslim prime minister and a host of Cabinet ministers and politicians.
Egypt's Copts enthrone new pope.
On July 6, Vreeland will be enthroned as the new abbot of Rato Monastery in southern India, one of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism.
When Bishop Tawadros is enthroned Nov 18 as the 118th pope of the ancient Egyptian Coptic Church, Toledo will be represented at the Cairo ceremony.
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