Impetration

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IMPETRATION. The obtaining anything by prayer or petition. In the ancient English statutes, it signifies a pre-obtaining of church benefices in England from the church of Rome, which belonged to the gift of the king, or other lay patrons.

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Potito, y corresponde al parrafo: <<Condotta dipoi quiui la fanciulla, impetrate Potito lo aiuto di Christo, le diede una cessata, la onde lo spirito subito le usci da dosso, uolando uia in forma di un drago>>.
In fact, he more than assumes; he hails, accosts, harangues, impetrates, increpates, exprobrates, and generally importunes that reader.