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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The book which contains the ritual of the Greek Church for the celebration of the eucharist and other sacraments, and for all ecclesiastical ceremonies, corresponding to the Missal, Pontifical, and Ritual of the Latin Church; more generally, any liturgy.

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Examples

  • She went regularly to service, told her beads, read her euchology, mumbled

    Les Miserables

  • For instance, Nubian inscriptions which are in perfect agreement with the euchology of

    The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism

  • She went regularly to service, told her beads, read her euchology, mumbled Aves in one corner of the house, while I love you was being whispered in the other, and she beheld Marius and Cosette in a vague way, like two shadows.

    Les Miserables, Volume V, Jean Valjean

  • Such is very nearly the euchology which man adopts; such are the discordant, absurd requests which he continually puts up to the Divinity, whose wisdom he extols; whose intelligence he holds forth to admiration; whose providence he eulogizes; whose equity he applauds; whilst he is hardly ever contented with the effects of the divine perfections.

    The System of Nature, Volume 2

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