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BISHOP. An ecclesiastical officer, who is the chief of the clergy of his diocese, and is the archbishop's assistant. Happily for this country, these officers are not recognized by law. They derive all their authority from the churches over which they preside. Bishop's COURT, Eng. law. An ecclesiastical court held in the cathedral of each diocese, the judge of which is the bishop's chancellor.

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Reading God and Elizabeth Bishop led me back to these often-anthologized poems with pleasure and new rewards, and I suspect many a reader of Walker's book will want to revisit Bishop's Complete Poems as well.
Moore and her daughter were what some people might call `prudish'" Elizabeth Bishop pointed out; "it would be kinder to say `overfastidious.
Elizabeth Bishop to Marianne Moore, 10 September 1938, One Art: Letters, by Elizabeth Bishop, edited by Robert Giroux (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994): 77.
Elizabeth Bishop grew up in a thoroughly Protestant household and, according to Corelle (English, Babson College) she used that experience as a tool to promote agnosticism.
To Elizabeth Bishop, this poem felt overemphatic, overlong, and too vernacular.
In comparing Thomas Mann and Elizabeth Bishop, Toibin finds that the two writers present cases that are diametrically opposed.
Elizabeth Bishop enters her book with a late poem called "The Moose," finished after twenty years of revision, just in time for Bishop to read it at a Harvard commencement ceremony.
KNOWN as a "poet's poet' Elizabeth Bishop amassed almost all of the available literary prizes, and in the early 1950's was named to the post now known as the Poet Laureate of the United States.
In an essay on Elizabeth Bishop, Adrienne Rich acknowledges Cynthia Krupat's design.
Millard's poetry won the judges' heart by addressing Worcester's poetic history, particularly famed Worcester-born poet Elizabeth Bishop, says Lucci.
Merwin, Galway Kinnell, James Wright, Louis Simpson, Alastair Reid, and Elizabeth Bishop (laureate of the 1976 Neustadt Prize).
Reading Maso's book I felt like Elizabeth Bishop having an affair with a pregnant woman.

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