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  • noun Plural form of prayer.

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Examples

  • "_Obsecrations_ are the prayers which precede the Consecration," for in them we commemorate certain sacred things; "in the Consecration itself we have _prayers_," for then the mind is especially uplifted towards

    On Prayer and The Contemplative Life

  • “Ay, ” said Isabel, “with such gifts that Heaven itself shall share with you; not with golden treasures, or those glittering stones, whose price is either rich or poor as fancy values them, but with true prayers that shall be up to Heaven before sunrise, —prayers from preserved souls, from fasting maids whose minds are dedicated to nothing temporal.

    Measure for Measure

  • II. ii.157 (47,6) [For I am that way going to temptation, Where prayers cross] Which way Angelo is going to temptation, we begin to perceive; but how _prayers cross_ that way, or cross each other, at that way, more than any other, I do not understand.

    Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies

  • Mitri crossed himself three times, turning towards the corner in which the ikons hung, and repeated some utterly meaningless words, which he called prayers, to the Trinity and the Virgin, the Creed and our Father.

    Forged Coupon And Other Stories

  • Mitri crossed himself three times, turning towards the corner in which the ikons hung, and repeated some utterly meaningless words, which he called prayers, to the Trinity and the Virgin, the Creed and our Father.

    The Forged Coupon

  • "You're in my prayers" is a powerful thing to say and even more powerful when you show how you mean it.

    Rick Hamlin: When We Promise to Pray for a Friend, We Should Do It!

  • "You're in my prayers" is a powerful thing to say and even more powerful when you show how you mean it.

    Rick Hamlin: When We Promise to Pray for a Friend, We Should Do It!

  • "You're in my prayers" is a powerful thing to say and even more powerful when you show how you mean it.

    Rick Hamlin: When We Promise to Pray for a Friend, We Should Do It!

  • The people who currently lead the main prayers for the “High Holidays” in our community have beautiful inviting voices and tunes, and have somehow replaced the awe and trepidation with a greater feeling of love, inspiration, and connection.

    Performance Evaluations and Yom Kippur | Managing Greatness

  • "You're in my prayers" is a powerful thing to say and even more powerful when you show how you mean it.

    Rick Hamlin: When We Promise to Pray for a Friend, We Should Do It!

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