Evening Prayer


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Evening Prayer

n.

E•ven•song

(ˈi vənˌsɔŋ, -ˌsɒŋ)

n.
1. a form of worship said or sung in the evening in the Anglican Church.
[before 1000]
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Noun1.Evening Prayer - (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common PrayerEvening Prayer - (Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
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Go back to him; tell him who I am, and order him to come without fail to the palace to-morrow, after the hour of evening prayer.
The next day, after evening prayer, the Caliph entered the hall, and was followed by the vizir bringing with him the two men of whom we have spoken, and a third, with whom we have nothing to do.
The gate was formed of cutting winds; but Gerda repeated her evening prayer, and the winds were laid as though they slept; and the little maiden entered the vast, empty, cold halls.
It disturbed not the inmate, who was then engaged in the evening prayer recommended by her religion, and which concluded with a hymn we have ventured thus to translate into English.
Her mother tubs her, for she is far too precious to be touched by any nurse, and then she is rolled up in a big bath towel, and only her little pink toes peep out; and when she is powdered, and combed, and tied up in her night-dress, and all her curls are on end, and her ears glowing, she is knelt down on her mother's lap, a little bundle of fragrant flesh, and her face reflects the quiet of her mother's face as she goes through her evening prayer for pity and for peace.
He then went about his evening prayers, took out his idol, and removed the paper fireboard.
His father was less inquisitive; but when the time came for the chapter from the Bible which was always read before evening prayers, the Vicar observed to Mrs Clare
Having finished all the evening prayers, he now stood motionless, his eyes looking at the end of his nose, and mentally repeated with all his soul: 'Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me
I said my evening prayers at its conclusion, and then chose my couch.
If I could have seen my mother alone, I should have gone down on my knees to her and besought her forgiveness; but I saw no one, Miss Murdstone excepted, during the whole time - except at evening prayers in the parlour; to which I was escorted by Miss Murdstone after everybody else was placed; where I was stationed, a young outlaw, all alone by myself near the door; and whence I was solemnly conducted by my jailer, before any one arose from the devotional posture.
August 12, 2017 (NYALA) - South Darfur security services arrested the head of the Falata tribe Shura Council Abdallah Mohamed Arshu, in front of the Al-Jabal Mosque after he left the evening prayers.
There's a tiny rip near the bottom of one of the pages in evening prayer, and I think it's there because I was in such a hurry to get to the prayer on that page, one of my favorites: O Gracious Light, or, in the original Greek, Phos hilaron, a Christian hymn going back to at least the third century.