Usage examples for rectory

  1. Scarcely were we out of the churchyard, and on the road leading to the rectory, when I saw the sexton's daughter meeting us. – The Seaboard Parish, Complete by George MacDonald
  2. As he stood for a moment facing the lawyer, the thought of their friendship, and how it had begun in the little rectory overlooking the lake at Bremerton, was uppermost in his mind,- yes, and the memory of many friendly, literary discussions in the same room where they now stood, of pleasant dinners at Langmaid's house in the West End, when the two of them had often sat talking until late into the nights. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. She went down to the Rectory on Saturday and found herself more glad to be there and to be with her mother than she had ever been. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  4. From the first moment of his coming much about Clavering Rectory the only question had been about his income. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  5. The Rectory was sunk into the very bottom of a green well. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  6. To the changed Rectory she never looked. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  7. But mamma wishes her to have everything just as she likes: and we are to walk to the cottage this afternoon to give some orders about her room, and then we are to call at the rectory. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  8. Esther would not answer, and separated by several yards they walked sullenly back to the Rectory. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  9. Rhoda had left the Rectory. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  10. An old plant of the Yellow Banksian on the rectory at Strathfieldsaye had never been known to flower when the Rev. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  11. To- morrow, come down quietly to the rectory, our old friend will make us one. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  12. But I must go to the Rectory. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  13. It was not that she did not consider the rectory a fit match for Ansdore, even with only two hundred a year attached to it, but she was furious that Mr. Pratt should think it possible that she could fancy him as a man- a little rabbity chap like him, turned fifty, and scarce a hair on him. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  14. There was no conveyance at the station, but leaving with the porter a hasty direction about his luggage, Julian flew along the road heedless of observation, reached the cliff, and at length stood before the rectory door. – Julian Home by Dean Frederic W. Farrar
  15. Your aunt wished you to breakfast at the Rectory; but there are your trunks, you see, and altogether I think it's better for you to go home at once. – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  16. But early the next morning he mounted his black pony and rode to the Parson's rectory. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  17. You can't go to the Rectory." – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  18. During the drive back they talked shyly about the characters of the village and the Rectory animals. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  19. Ralph,- the country Ralph,- dined at the Rectory on the day that his father started; and on every succeeding day, Gregory, the parson, dined up at the large house. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  20. He should, of course, be invited to the rectory; it was much nearer London than Lady Vargrave's cottage, he could more often escape from public cares to superintend his private interest. – Alice, or The Mysteries, Book I by Edward Bulwer Lytton