Stations


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(Roman Catholic Church) a devotion consisting of fourteen prayers said before a series of fourteen pictures or carvings representing successive incidents during Jesus' passage from Pilate's house to his crucifixion at Calvary

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We're at Thwaite Station and we've got a long drive before us.
The station was a small one and nobody but themselves seemed to be getting out of the train.
At any rate the director of the Great Trading Company, coming up in a steamer that resembled an enormous sardine box with a flat-roofed shed erected on it, found the station in good order, and Makola as usual quietly diligent.
After a long pause he remarks, partly to you, and partly to the knob on the top of his stick, that 'Yankees are reckoned to be considerable of a go-ahead people too;' upon which YOU say 'Yes,' and then HE says 'Yes' again (affirmatively this time); and upon your looking out of window, tells you that behind that hill, and some three miles from the next station, there is a clever town in a smart lo-ca-tion, where he expects you have concluded to stop.
The last is necessary to enable the people, when they see reason to approve of his conduct, to continue him in his station, in order to prolong the utility of his talents and virtues, and to secure to the government the advantage of permanency in a wise system of administration.
I shook hands with this miracle, and I learned he was the Company's chief accountant, and that all the book- keeping was done at this station.
At the next station Katavasov acted on this suggestion.
I don't think she will turn up at the station," said Arnold.
To the Paddington Station, and then if we are in good time, as I think we shall be, you shall tell me all about Mary and the children.
He had reached the station, some time after the departure of the London train.
Fogg was crossing the station to the train, when he perceived his five friends of the Reform.
The station for Howards End was at Hilton, one of the large villages that are strung so frequently along the North Road, and that owe their size to the traffic of coaching and pre-coaching days.
Among these were a couple of cyclists, a jobbing gardener I employed sometimes, a girl carrying a baby, Gregg the butcher and his little boy, and two or three loafers and golf caddies who were accustomed to hang about the railway station.
It struck him that he might meet her at Victoria Station and walk with her to the shop.
I have got an appointment with him to meet him in the evening at the station here,' said Tom, 'and I am going to dine with him afterwards, I believe.