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- n. Plural form of evensong.
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I am especially intrigued because I find so much of old and high culture - cathedrals, evensongs, the eloquent language of your prayerbook – which I greatly admire.
I omit those French massacres, Sicilian evensongs,  the Duke of Alva's tyrannies, our gunpowder machinations, and that fourth fury, as  one calls it, the Spanish inquisition, which quite obscures those ten persecutions,  — — — saevit toto Mars impius orbe.