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  • BAUDOT in Dictionnaire d'archeol.chret. et de liturgie, s.v. Benediction de la Table; CABROL, Le liver de la priere antique

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Kaulen, in Kirchenlex., s.v. Asche; Cabrol, Livre de la priere antique (Paris, 1900), 347-348; Jewish Encyclopedia, s.v. Ashes;

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Nous avons cause de beaucoup de choses, entre autres precisement de cette curieuse question de priere selon Comte.

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • Toutefois ceux qui sot egaux, ou fort peu differents les vns des autres, ont coustume de se faire cette priere, & de se couurir tout ensemble.

    George Washington's Rules of Civility

  • We take not here the word prayer (oraison) only for the petition (priere) or demand for some good, poured out by the faithful before God, as S. Basil calls it, but as S. Bonaventure does, when he says that prayer, generally speaking; comprehends all the acts of contemplation; or as S. Gregory

    Treatise on the Love of God

  • They cannot be counted technical terms: QRBN used in Hebrew for sacrifice and offering is simply as if an English writer should say priere instead of worship.

    Prolegomena

  • 'Un rien presque suffit pour le scandaliser, Jusque-le, qu'il se vint l'autre jour accuser D'avoir pris une puce en faisant sa priere, Et de l'avoir tuee avec trop de colere.'

    Complete Short Works of George Meredith

  • 'Un rien presque suffit pour le scandaliser, Jusque-le, qu'il se vint l'autre jour accuser D'avoir pris une puce en faisant sa priere, Et de l'avoir tuee avec trop de colere.'

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • The glass hung in fragments about the leaden sashes; the chair and priere-dieu of the lady abbess had altogether an innocent and comfortable air, and the images, of which there were several, as horrible as a bungling workman and a bloody imagination could produce, though of a suffering appearance, were really insensible to pain.

    A Residence in France

  • Une vielle femme, pour toute priere, ne savoit dire que ô!

    Letter 55

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