Which preposition to use with priest

of Occurrences 645%

My father was a priest of Vishun, of a high rank; and as his functions required him to live within the precincts of the Pagoda, he was liberally maintained out of its ample revenues.

in Occurrences 224%

He was ordained deacon in 1870 and priest in 1873, and in 1875 accepted the living of Embleton, in Northumberland.

at Occurrences 73%

There is no necessity for a priest at such recitation to say one verse in a loud voice and to say his companion's verses in a low, inaudible voice.

with Occurrences 66%

He took the dirty object away from the priest with scant ceremony, in spite of the whisper, "Infection!" and gave it back to the wrathful owner.

to Occurrences 43%

"Oh, you mustn't do that!" said the priest to Mac with unexpected severity.

for Occurrences 32%

They and their forbears, they tell you, have been the officiating priests for years; wherefore, desirous of testing their knowledge, you enquire who built these mighty dwelling-places.

from Occurrences 31%

A silly old priest from Montargis, who was among the company, treated the young rascal to a bottle of wine in honor of the jest and the grimaces with which it was accompanied, and swore on his own white beard that he had been just such another irreverent dog when he was Villon's age.

as Occurrences 23%

He begged the priest as a great favour to assure me on his word that the bomb was certainly intended for me, and not for Brett.

on Occurrences 22%

The wind, veering round again, had brought the last words to the priest on the other side of the fire.

into Occurrences 14%

At the end of the address, the story concludes, the troopers with bent heads followed the priest into the Russian camp.

among Occurrences 11%

From details that reached him Garibaldi always maintained that there was a priest among the wreckers who secured and destroyed the treasure!

by Occurrences 10%

Sextus, being the only son of a great landowner, and raised in the traditions of a secluded valley fifty leagues away from Rome, was almost half a priest by privilege of ancestry.

before Occurrences 8%

"In his heart, the pontiff always came before the prince, the priest before the citizen; in the secret struggles of his mind, pontifical and priestly conference always outweighed the conscience of the prince and citizen.

like Occurrences 7%

Amos is specially the poor man's prophet, for he was a poor man himself; not a courtier like Isaiah, or a priest like Jeremiah, or a sage like Daniel; but a herdsman and a gatherer of sycamore fruit in Tekoa, near Bethlehem, where Amos was born.

without Occurrences 6%

But when she has older grown, And can see a difference shown, She must learn, 'tis not appearing Makes a book fit for revering; To distinguish and divide 'Twixt the form and soul inside; That a book is more than boards, Leaves and words in gathered hordes, Which no greater good can do man Than the goblin hollow woman, Or a pump without a well, Or priest without an oracle.

against Occurrences 6%

A boycott was proclaimed by the priests against Russian and English goods.

over Occurrences 6%

The priest over the way will exclaim, "Sabbath-breaker," and the infidel will delude his followers, by telling them I have no regard for Christianity.

than Occurrences 6%

Will's return Farva, speaking apparently less to the priest than to the floor, muttered: "Better let him stop where he is till his cold's better.

near Occurrences 4%

" "It is IFather Orin," said the priest near by.

unto Occurrences 4%

Yet was she at that moment, unknown to herself, one of the great company scattered through earth who are priests unto God,ministering between the Divine One, who has unveiled himself unto them, and those who as yet stand in the outer courts of the great sanctuary of truth and holiness.

beside Occurrences 4%

The guests shrank in affright, And the priest beside the altar there, Did cross himself with muttered prayer.

under Occurrences 3%

The districts where these Grand Marabouts reside, are without governors, and the inhabitants pay no tribute into the imperial coffers, they are ruled by their two priests under a species of theocracy.

during Occurrences 3%

Formerly, the real jewels were thrown in along with the goddess, but carefully fished up again by the priests during the night; at present, the real jewels are replaced on the last day by false ones, or else the founder of the feast takes an opportunity of secretly obtaining possession of them during the goddess's progress to the river.

after Occurrences 3%

I was of the house of Shem, a royal priest after the order of Melchizedek, and King of Salem!

out Occurrences 1%

He awoke that priest out of his dreams and said to him, "Will you tell me where I can find diamonds?"

Which preposition to use with  priest