(redirected from Elizabeth Bishop)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
I was concerned about Elizabeth Bishop's letters to her psychoanalyst because certain aspects could easily be misunderstood.
(2.) For instance, Lorrie Goldensohn introduces her biography of the poet by claiming that "Elizabeth Bishop's pursuit of truth and accurate description always existed in fruitful tension with her defense of the unwilled and unconscious life of the mind" (1992, ix), and Margaret Dickie remarks that while "Bishop's letters and interviews are quite direct in identifying the events that started the poems" (1997, 2), "so specific are her explanations of the poems' sources that they seem contrived to hide any explanation of how or why the event was worked up into a particular poem it produced" (3).
The book carries the title, Elizabeth Bishop. The Art of Travel.
One Art will be based on Elizabeth Bishop's poetry and set to music for the soprano Laure Meloy.
An ancient mosaic in Pompeii stirs him to remember Keats; Tuscany evokes Michelangelo, Shakespeare, Rothko, Masaccio, and, more intriguingly, a haiku by Issa; and in the final essay, Donovan gathers together Caravaggio, Dante, George Herbert, Marguerite Yourcenar, Brueghel, Walter Benjamin, the Psalms, Pope Alexander VII, Mussolini, and Elizabeth Bishop.
BROCKHOLES | Mrs Elizabeth Bishop from Linthwaite, led morning worship in Brockholes Methodist Church.
In one of Elizabeth Bishop's poems, which Bill Belleville quotes, she wrote that Florida is "the state that floats in brackish water / held together by mangrove roots." That sentiment serves to bolster one of his main points: that symmetry in one's life "isn't the half-mad early-morning drivers on a Florida interstate exhaling road rage.
And, most fittingly, it was during her pregnancy with them, when Sarah was confined to three months of bedrest, that she read Words in Air, the correspondence of the great postwar poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.
Jane Elizabeth BishopOXFORD - Jane Elizabeth Bishop, age 80, a former resident of Benson, died Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at Rose Monahan Hospice House in Worcester, MA.Mrs.
Huw Watkins' own Four Sonnets, here receiving their premiere, displayed a wide range of piano textures, moods swinging between eerie melancholy and angular exultation in these settings of Trumbull Stickney, James Thomson, Elizabeth Bishop and John Clare, the last named's "How can I forget" filled with a sorrow which nevertheless dances.
Set in 1950s-era Brazil, Reachingfoor the Moon chronicles the intimate relationship between pioneering Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares and poet Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979).

Full browser ?