He expostulated vehemently with Bentinck, and begged to be permitted to resign the chaplainship.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
And where's the mighty prospect after all, A chaplainship serv'd up, and seven years thrall?
"The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753)" by Theophilus Cibber