Sentence Examples

  • From the first, fasting was practised in the church for similar reason.
  • The 41st canon of the council of Carthage enacted that the sacraments of the altar should be received fasting, except on the anniversary of the Lord's supper.
  • The king consents, the saint is acclaimed, the bodies of the thirty-seven martyrs solemnly interred, and the king, after fasting five, and listening to Gregory's homilies for sixty days, is healed.
  • In this season fasting played a part, but it was not universally nor rigorously enforced.
  • Dispensations from fasting were, however, given in case of illness.