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Usage examples for pulpit

  1. No apology whatever ought to be sustained for imperfect pulpit preparation; nay, practically at least, no apology whatever has or will be sustained for it. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  2. Some of them sat in such high places in the church- perhaps behind him in the pulpit. – A Circuit Rider's Wife by Corra Harris
  3. Years afterward he had been invited to supply an empty pulpit in his home town. – In a Little Town by Rupert Hughes
  4. Then the solemn prayer from the pulpit-" O, Thou who lovest all men, who art the Father of the old and the young, the rich and the poor, and in whose sight they are alike precious, grant us Thy blessing," came to the ears of the child, and a new cry awoke in his soul. – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  5. The table before the pulpit was bare. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  6. So the parson went first, and ascended the pulpit where the master opened his sack. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  7. There was no one for next Sunday, and they were only too glad to have the pulpit filled. – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  8. A letter from the president was then read from the pulpit. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  9. She sat in her usual seat close below the pulpit, and the sun streaming in through a stained glass window opposite made her face of all colours, like Joseph's coat. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  10. But the preacher ain't just one of you' ord'nary pulpit pounders. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  11. The young hunter's looks were fixed on the pious preacher, and observed close by the pulpit a young maiden, who seemed, beyond all others, resigned to devotion and attention. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck
  12. St. Antony tried to get out of it, but, finding he must obey, he walked slowly up into the pulpit. – Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light by Vera C. Barclay
  13. It had invaded his home, and now it invaded his pulpit, so to speak. – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  14. Ye make out as ye're against stage- plays at the Fair, and yet ye come here and mouth 'em in a Christian pulpit. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett
  15. Only I always liked parson better out o' the pulpit, and that's how I come to want to make you look at me, sir, instead o' the water down there, afore I see you in the church to- morrow mornin'. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  16. Soon after, a tall, gentlemanly man ascended the pulpit. – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  17. Into this natural pulpit Ernest ascended, and threw a look of familiar kindness around upon his audience. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  18. The S. Croce pulpit, which is by Benedetto da Maiano, is a satisfying thing, accomplished both in proportions and workmanship, with panels illustrating scenes in the life of S. Francis. – A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas
  19. When she got inside, however, she went straight to the back of the pulpit, where this man was waiting for her. – Mugby Junction by Charles Dickens
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