Quotes of pulpit

  1. Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement. – Edmund Burke
  2. If we had more hell in the pulpit we would have less hell in the pew. – Billy Graham
  3. I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class -room. – Asa Gray
  4. Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails. – F. L. Lucas
  5. Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the Truth and go to the Soup Societies. Heavens! Let any clergyman try to preach the Truth from its very stronghold, the pulpit and they would ride him out of his church on his own pulpit bannister. – Herman Melville
  6. Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit he ended up going out into nature for direct, face -to -face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God. – Story Musgrave
  7. Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress. – Wendell Phillips
  8. I think that Hiphop should be a pulpit for the people. – Slick Rick
  9. When it's foggy in the pulpit it's cloudy in the pew. – Cavett Robert
  10. If I do not return to the pulpit this weekend, millions of people will go to hell. – Jimmy Swaggart
  11. It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office. – William Weld
  12. The words of the Bible, and the Bible alone, should be heard from the pulpit – Ellen G. White

Usage examples for pulpit

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Once, however, the animal escaped, and followed his master to the church; and, silently mounting the sounding- board above the pulpit he lay perfectly still till the sermon commenced. – Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. So the parson went first, and ascended the pulpit where the master opened his sack. – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. It had invaded his home, and now it invaded his pulpit so to speak. – Under the Skylights by Henry Blake Fuller
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Soon after, a tall, gentlemanly man ascended the pulpit – Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. But the preacher ain't just one of you' ord'nary pulpit pounders. – Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher by Eleanor Gates
  13. 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
  14. The table before the pulpit was bare. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1902 to 1903 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. Years afterward he had been invited to supply an empty pulpit in his home town. – In a Little Town by Rupert Hughes
  19. 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
  20. 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

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