I had but to make the sign of the cross, sprinkle some holy water
upon them, and call them by their sweet secret names, and the whole rout had been off to the woods, with mad gambol and song, before the eyes of the astonished farmer.
The moment the housekeeper saw them she turned about and ran out of the room, and came back immediately with a saucer of holy water
and a sprinkler, saying, "Here, your worship, senor licentiate, sprinkle this room; don't leave any magician of the many there are in these books to bewitch us in revenge for our design of banishing them from the world.
grew up out of the ground where a priest had spilled holy water
No more has a certain person for holy water
," his lordship replied with a bow and a grin and a great jarring laugh afterwards.
She would repeat the same prayers, sprinkle holy water
over the sheets, get up, come back to the bed and contemplate the body.
The cure appeared, preceded by a choir-boy, who bore the crucifix, and followed by the sacristan carrying the vase of holy water
, and by some fifty women, old men, and children, who had all come to add their prayers to those of the Church.
The most humble clerks such as our deacons and sacristans, bless with holy water
sprinklers, which resemble an infinite number of blessing fingers.
I should have sprinkled the board with holy water
before we began.
She beheld the horrible fate that overtook three Papists--two he-babies and a she-baby--who began their career by sousing each other with the Holy Water
, and then proceeded to the Machiavelli memorial, dripping but hallowed.
He fears his brother-in-law," interrupted another of the knights, "even more than the devil fears holy water
Let us to church and dip our fingers in the holy water
at the portal
They are the children of the groves and fountains, and of the holy waters
that run down into the sea.