Definition of abbots:
Synonyms for abbots:
Such a step is at all times perilous, because it tempts the nation to test and restrict the rights of the crown; but it is many times more objectionable at the present moment, when the spirit of rebellion is already widely spread amongst us; when the abbots, exasperated at the loss of their income, will neglect nothing to impair the dignity of the bishops; when the whole nobility and all the deputies from the towns are led by the arts of the Prince of Orange, and the disaffected can securely reckon on the assistance of the nation."- "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Book II.", Frederich Schiller.
- "The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple", Charles G. Addison.
- "A Book of Golden Deeds", Charlotte M. Yonge.