Usage examples for Vigilia

  1. In 1457 Johann Fust and Peter Schoeffer, of Mainz, set their names at the end of the liturgical Psalter which they were issuing from their press, and stated also the date of its completion, " In vigilia Assumpcionis," on the vigil of the feast of the Assumption, i. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  2. Fabius vigilia prima accessit ad eam partem muri, quam praefectus custodiebat. – Selections from Viri Romae by Charles François L'Homond
  3. His punning device was " Vita mortalium vigilia," and he acted accordingly, but with a narrow interpretation. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  4. So the old man brings her to her Grace, with whom Clara was still conversing, and the old nun, after she had kneeled to the Duchess and kissed her hand, began to relate how her young lord, Prince Ernest, had been with her the night before, while she was keeping the vigilia of holy St. Bernard to the best of her ability, and had urgently demanded to see the Lutheran priest named Neigialink, and that when this same priest came into the church to scold her, as was his wont, he and the Prince had retired into the choir, and there held a long conversation which she did not comprehend. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold