Sentence Examples


  • The church of St Mary is mainly Perpendicular, and contains a Norman font and monuments of the 8th century.
  • His grandfather, who was his godfather, trembling and afraid of dropping him, carried the infant round the battered tin font and handed him over to the godmother, Princess Mary.
  • Prince Andrew sat in another room, faint with fear lest the baby should be drowned in the font, and awaited the termination of the ceremony.
  • He looked up joyfully at the baby when the nurse brought it to him and nodded approval when she told him that the wax with the baby's hair had not sunk in the font but had floated.
  • The font, at the east end of the south aisle of the nave, is modern, octagonal with paneled sides.

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