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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.

    The Archbishop's address at a Dinner given by the Nikæan Club

  • I omit those French massacres, Sicilian evensongs, [306] the Duke of Alva's tyrannies, our gunpowder machinations, and that fourth fury, as [307] one calls it, the Spanish inquisition, which quite obscures those ten persecutions, [308] — — — saevit toto Mars impius orbe.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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