from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the liturgy of the Church of England, or of the Protestant Episcopal church of the United States, which all its clergy are enjoined to use. It is contained in the Book of Common Prayer.
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The statute defines a recusant as one "Convicted for not repairing to some Church, Chapel, or usual place of Common Prayer to hear Divine Sevice there, but forbearing the same contrary to the tenor of the laws and statutes heretofore made and provided in that behalf".
Creed, General Confession, two or three other of the Common Prayer prayers, and one or two short missionary prayers in the dialect of both islands; but I can only speak at all fluently the language of San Cristoval.
Justice KEELIN said, No, no, never fear him, we are better established than so; he can do no harm; we know the Common Prayer -
Book of Common Prayer the word minister occurs frequently in the sense of the officiant at a service, and in the thirty-second of the
A prayer was read by Mr. Thayer, in his peculiarly impressive style, from the Common Prayer Book.
Diary of the War for Separation, a Daily Chronicle of the Principal Events and History of the Present Revolution, to Which is Added Notes and Descriptions of All the Great Battles, Including Walker's Narrative of the Battle of Shiloh
In the meantime the restored Houses of Convocation, from which the Presbyterian members were excluded, had completed their revision of the Book of Common Prayer and presented it to Parliament.