Sentence Examples


  • The French doctor held no taper; he was leaning against one of the columns in a respectful attitude implying that he, a foreigner, in spite of all differences of faith, understood the full importance of the rite now being performed and even approved of it.
  • Whether the primitive rite of water-offerings (I Sam.
  • (b) The rite of the goat devoted to Azazel.
  • True, this rite was used both in East and West as early as the 4th century; it was not, however, universal.
  • They sacrifice the paschal lamb, which is probably the oldest religious rite that has been continuously kept up. In two important points they differ from later Jewish interpretation.