|William Jennings Bryan -- third time's not a charm|
|Fourth time's not always a charm either.|
|But sometimes... Saint Proclus (right) at translation of St. Johnny C's relics|
Proclus had twice put himself forward as a candidate to become Patriarch of Constantinople, and he had been twice passed over. He must have thrown his mitre into the ring again when Nestorius was anathematized and driven from Constantinople, but was once again passed over in favor of Maximian. Max died in office with Proclus still hanging around, so -- the fourth time being a charm -- Proclus got the nod.