- n. Plural form of candlestick.
“As a little girl in Brooklyn, Betty once tried to steal a pair of candlesticks from a local emporium.”
“At nightfall they lighted waxen candles in candlesticks of gold studded with gems and set on dishes of confections and fruits of sugar-candy.”
“Thus, the arrangements of her table were mean, her fare meagre for a hermit; but the linen was matchlessly fine, and wax lights stood in candlesticks which a beggar would almost have disdained to own.”
“My mother stopped crying, took up the candlesticks from the mantelpiece and passed her hands over them.”
“The lamp would go out before morning if there was little oil; or else it would burn till Natasha, the Gentile chorewoman, came in the morning to put it out, and remove the candlesticks from the table, and unseal the oven, and do the dozen little tasks which no Jew could perform on the Sabbath.”
“Suddenly Anne rose up, and lifting two candlesticks from the mantelpiece placed them on the table, "I hear David's step," she said with a beaming face.”
“The use of the Benedictine arrangement is also effectual in lending the altar a greater substantiality and verticality, and the candlesticks are themselves quite beautiful.”
“The candlesticks were the most prized possession of the seminary and it was my job to polish them.”
“Their candlesticks were the crosiers that were carried in Christian funeral processions, and their chantings were hideous incantations to the arch enemy, the Christian God of horrible images.”
“Their candlesticks were the crosiers that were carried in Christian funeral processions and their chantings were hideous incantations to the arch enemy, the Christian God of horrible images.”
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