King-pontiff in a sentence

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The God that is to be sincerely worshiped must, as this world goes, be able now and then to do some little thing for his vicegerent on earth; and Heaven did precious little in those days for the weakling King-pontiff puppets at Honanfu.
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In 253 he had performed the significant sacrifice to Heaven, a prerogative of the King-Pontiff: but he had not assumed the title.
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Not now a King of Ts'in; not a King-Pontiff of Chow;-not, if you please, a mere _wang_ or king at all;-but Hwangti, like that great figure of mythological times, the Yellow Emperor, who had but to sit on his throne, and all the world was governed and at peace.
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Examples of King-pontiff

Example #1
But who, except enthusiasts, was to treat religion seriously?
Example #2
And if you wished to study ritual, you went up to Honanfu to do so; where, too, was the National or Royal Library, where profitable years might be spent.
Example #3
Resistance was still in being.
Example #4
Chau Tsiang died in 251; and even then one could not clearly foresee what should follow.
Example #5
The child began by assuming that astounding title: _Ts'in Shi Hwangti,_ the First August Emperor: peace to the ages that were past; let them lie in their tomb; time now should begin again!-Childish boyish swank and braggadocio, said the world; but very soon the world found itself mistaken.
Example #6
But when this man died in 246, he left the destinies of the world in the hands of a boy of thirteen; who very quickly showed the world in whose hands its destinies lay.