Sentence Examples

  • These vigils are further distinguished as privileged and unprivileged.
  • Granted two fairs to his tenants and residents in the borough, to be held on the vigils, feasts and morrows of St Matthew and of SS.
  • The oldest of the vigils is that of Easter Eve, those of Pentecost and Christmas being instituted somewhat later.
  • The abuses connected with nocturnal vigils 1 led to their being attacked, especially by Vigilentius of Barcelona (c. 400), against whom Jerome fulminated in this as in other matters.
  • The custom, however, increased, vigils being instituted for the other festivals, including those of saints.