She was sorry that she could not do anything for the altar
And when he inquired of the high priest who should first profane the altars
and temples of their idols with the enclosures that were about them, Coifi answered,
It is the cause of our altars
and our homes, our country and our faith.
No matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar
of slavery, the moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar
and the God sink together in the dust, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.
Meanwhile the usual buzzing and bobbing of heads went on amongst the usual little group near the foot of the altar
Another in my place would have been at his excommunicabo vos; but I am placible, and if ye order forth my palfreys, release my brethren, and restore my mails, tell down with all speed an hundred crowns to be expended in masses at the high altar
of Jorvaulx Abbey, and make your vow to eat no venison until next Pentecost, it may be you shall hear little more of this mad frolic.
In the end of April John led Flora - or, as more descriptive, Flora led John - to the altar
, if altar
that may be called which was indeed the drawing-room mantel-piece in Mr.
It was a natural reflection for Orestes to make, 'So I too must die at the altar
like my sister.
Policy, the bane of artists demanded it, and so, for the sake of a thousand issues and a common front to the common foe, he placed the love of his life upon the altar
of his patriotism, and went, a broken-hearted man, into the long exile.
Over a species of altar
, and beneath a canopy of blue velvet, surmounted by white and red plumes, was a full-length portrait of Anne of Austria, so perfect in its resemblance that D'Artagnan uttered a cry of surprise on beholding it.
The ceremony was to be solemnized according to the Episcopalian forms, and in open church, with a degree of publicity that attracted many spectators, who occupied the front seats of the galleries, and the pews near the altar
and along the broad aisle.
Methinks it is no great stretch of generosity to allow us lambs for the altar
of the Lord, receiving in lieu thereof thirty silver shekels per head
The lads of Sparta, of ancient time, were wont to be scourged upon the altar
of Diana, without so much as queching.
All the old ladies in both families had got out their faded sables and yellowing ermines, and the smell of camphor from the front pews almost smothered the faint spring scent of the lilies banking the altar
In a chapel of the cathedral is an altar
with facings of solid silver--at least they call it so, and I think myself it would go a couple of hundred to the ton (to speak after the fashion of the silver miners)--and before it is kept forever burning a small lamp.