- And realising what he would be about, I sank on to my knees whilst he murmured the Apostolic benediction over my bowed head. - "The Shame of Motley", Raphael Sabatini.
- A bishop's indiscretion, however, neutralized the apostolic blows of the mayor. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
- But the blessing had come upon some of them- others a new spirit had touched, lighted at the fire of an almost apostolic enthusiasm. - "The Dew of Their Youth", S. R. Crockett.