Here he was accepted, and in a short time received the tonsure.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
Although he was an archbishop he had only the first tonsure.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
There was some talk of his entering a monastery where he would have had to adopt the tonsure.
"Heroes of Modern Europe" by Alice Birkhead
This he opened, and discovered the false tonsure and friar's gown.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
I have a benefice vacant, but should dislike to see those locks of yours tonsured.
"The False Chevalier" by William Douw Lighthall
A tailor of St. Giles in the Fields shaved a dog with the priestly tonsure.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
A crown looks better than a tonsure.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7" by Elbert Hubbard
The mark of his tonsure was next removed, and that with great cruelty.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
Priests in black robes and tall, cylindrical hats, and others with brown robes, rope girdles and tonsured heads, were coming and going around us.
"Out-of-Doors in the Holy Land" by Henry Van Dyke
In the Old Testament it is permitted to no priest to wear the tonsure.
"The Epistles of St. Peter and St. Jude Preached and Explained" by Martin Luther
They live on frugal meals of vegetables and fruit twice a day, have the head tonsured, and feet bare in sandals.
"Famous Firesides of French Canada" by Mary Wilson Alloway
The Irish Druids seem to have had a peculiar tonsure.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 7" by Various
We shall thus know the number of those who have a spurred or a tonsured lover.
"The Iron Pincers" by Eugène Sue
Are not your bands as a clergyman of the reformed church, and your now hidden tonsure, forgeries?
"Klytia" by George Taylor
Their shaven faces and tonsured heads heighten the resemblance between them.
"Tuscan Sculpture of the Fifteenth Century" by Estelle M. Hurll
He obeyed with alacrity and the tonsured scalp reappeared.
"Bindle" by Herbert Jenkins
The day of these tonsured people has gone by, that of the soldier has come!...
"The Abbatial Crosier" by Eugène Sue
It is like a tonsure.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
Death to its tonsured masters!
"The Iron Arrow Head or The Buckler Maiden" by Eugène Sue
His back was turned and nothing visible but his tonsure.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade