Sentence Examples


  • Cannibalism seems also to have sometimes been in the nature of a funeral observance, in honour of the deceased, of whom the relatives reverently ate portions.
  • Urban crossed the Alps in the summer, and remained over a year in France and Burgundy, being everywhere reverently received.
  • Were led by Savonarola carrying the host, which he reverently deposited on an altar prepared in his portion of the loggia.
  • After he had undergone the ceremony of degradation with all the childish formalities usual on such occasions, his soul was formally consigned by all those present to the devil, while he himself with clasped hands and uplifted eyes reverently committed it to Christ.
  • But such is not the view of the Church of England in her doctrinal standards, and there is an express rubric directing that any that remains of that which was consecrated is not to be carried out of the church, but reverently consumed.

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