enthronement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enthronement the ceremony of installing a new monarch
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Enthronement The act of enthroning, or state of being enthroned.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enthronement The act of enthroning, or the state of being enthroned.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Enthronement the act of enthroning or of being enthroned
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Quotations

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

Usage

In literature:

Where angels might have sat enthroned, devils lurked, and glared out menacing.
"A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
In his name the Church has enthroned and glorified this authority.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
He died within a month of his enthronement.
"The Cathedral Church of York" by A. Clutton-Brock
In a magnificent hall as large as a church sat a lady enthroned, robed in silk, satin, and gold.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
In fancy Mrs. Shiffney saw Charmian enthroned, and "giving herself" a thousand airs.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
On the circle of the apse was enthroned the Virgin.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Among his finest works is the picture of an enthroned Madonna and Child in the gallery of the Uffizi.
"The Old Masters and Their Pictures" by Sarah Tytler
One should conquer the world not to enthrone a man, but an idea, for ideas exist for ever.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
He enthroned love and preached the gospel of humanity like an angel.
"Gov. Bob. Taylor's Tales" by Robert L. Taylor
Enthroned on the dais, a minion at his feet, he was momentarily monarchial.
"Gigolo" by Edna Ferber
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In poetry:

Enthroned in light and bathed in balm,
In lonely majesty the Palm
Blesses the isles with waving hands,--
High-Priest of the eternal Calm.
"Northward" by John Hay
He cheers my heart, my wants supplies,
And says that I shall shortly be,
Enthroned with Him above the skies;
O what a friend is Christ to me!
"Is This Thy Kindness To Thy Friend (Christ A Redeemer And Friend)" by John Newton
Thenceforth more dear than diadem She owned
A princely helpmate, sharer in her trust,
If not her Sceptre:—since, withal, enthroned
By Time the just.
"Victoria" by Alfred Austin
"But sit or saunter, rest or roam,
Regarding all things most sublimely,
As if enthroned on heaven's dome;
Away with paltry and untimely
Hankerings for Home!
"Mount Arafa" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
Enthron'd amid the wild impending rocks,
Involv'd in clouds, and brooding future woe,
The demon Superstition Nature shocks,
And waves her Sceptre o'er the world below.
"Superstition - An Ode" by Ann Radcliffe
Thou didst spare one, left him enthroned fast,
The blind old man of Scio, hoary Homer,
So that of all the harpers first and last,
To call him king, is not a base misnomer.
"To My Copy Of Shakspeare Which Had Been Lost" by James Avis Bartley

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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