chaplet


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  • noun

Synonyms for chaplet

flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

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Rowena, descending from her station with a graceful and dignified step, was about to place the chaplet which she held in her hand upon the helmet of the champion, when the marshals exclaimed with one voice, ``It must not be thus his head must be bare.
Rowena had no sooner beheld him than she uttered a faint shriek; but at once summoning up the energy of her disposition, and compelling herself, as it were, to proceed, while her frame yet trembled with the violence of sudden emotion, she placed upon the drooping head of the victor the splendid chaplet which was the destined reward of the day, and pronounced, in a clear and distinct tone, these words: ``I bestow on thee this chaplet, Sir Knight, as the meed of valour assigned to this day's victor:'' Here she paused a moment, and then firmly added,
We could judge the splendor of the missing riches by the chaplet which he had taken out.
He had immoderately praised the effect of the yellow blossoms against her brown tresses; and she had left the chaplet there, and walked back to the house swinging her straw sailor in her hands.
The withered chaplet my dear,' said Flora, with great enjoyment,
Apart, in separate compartments, were spread out chaplets of pearls of the greatest beauty, which reflected the electric light in little sparks of fire; pink pearls, torn from the pinna-marina of the Red Sea; green pearls, yellow, blue, and black pearls, the curious productions of the divers molluscs of every ocean, and certain mussels of the water courses of the North; lastly, several specimens of inestimable value.
Chaplets too, resembling in their arrangement the strawberry coronal worn by an English peeress, and composed of intertwined leaves and blossoms, often crowned their temples; and bracelets and anklets of the same tasteful pattern were frequently to be seen.
Models of cannon, bronze castings, sights covered with dents, plates battered by the shots of the Gun Club, assortments of rammers and sponges, chaplets of shells, wreaths of projectiles, garlands of howitzers-- in short, all the apparatus of the artillerist, enchanted the eye by this wonderful arrangement and induced a kind of belief that their real purpose was ornamental rather than deadly.
But Agamemnon was wroth, and bade him depart and not come again, lest the staff and chaplets of the God should be of no avail to him-- the daughter of Chryses should not be released, he said-- she should grow old with him in Argos.
The root of the plant is not unsightly to science, though for chaplets and festoons we cut the stem short.
After the surgreffe operations, the recipient oysters were put in batches of 10 on a chaplet and protected by a plastic mesh to avoid predation (Ky et al.
More recently, she became devoted to the loving spirituality of the Divine Mercy, often praying the chaplet of Divine Mercy and visited the Shrine of Divine Mercy in Stockbridge many times.
I didn't know it at the time, but while this was going on, Drew Mariani and the listeners at Relevant Radio were also praying the Chaplet of Divine Mercy for me and my parents.
Once there, Cardinal Wuerl will lead the faithful in the recitation of the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and other prayers.
Pray for those you buy for and say the Mercy Chaplet on Christmas morning for the gates of heaven to open for as many souls as possible