"Every priest and levite who served in the temple would have been in violation."
"I also saw that there are linguistic objections to the Koestler theory, as well as the cohanite/levite descent one, and Koestler's pet theory has of course since been disproved by genetic profiling."
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"This spoken from the perspective of another? curly levite beard-wearer."
"His lank, sleek gray hair, cut in somewhat ecclesiastical fashion; the black trousers, black stockings, black waistcoat, and long puce-colored greatcoat (styled a levite in the south), all completed his resemblance to a Jesuit."