Standing, for the most part, on the hallowed precincts
of the quarter-deck, they were careful not to speak or rustle their feet.
These nurseries of mine went smoothly and privately along undisturbed in their ob- scure country retreats, for nobody was allowed to come into their precincts
without a special permit -- for I was afraid of the Church.
General Gage and his troops were cooped up within the narrow precincts
of the peninsula.
"It must have been he whose men you have heard battling within the precincts
of the temple.
It so happened that day that the pain I suffered having somewhat abated, and feeling in much better spirits than usual, I had complied with Kory-Kory's invitation to visit the chief Mehevi at the place called the 'Ti', which I have before described as being situated within the precincts
of the Taboo Groves.
The place of justice is an hallowed place; and therefore not only the bench, but the foot-place; and precincts
and purprise thereof, ought to be preserved without scandal and corruption.
I reminded Charmian of the canoe houses from which she had been barred in the South Pacific, where the kinky-haired cannibals escaped from their womenkind and feasted and drank by themselves, the sacred precincts
taboo to women under pain of death.
IT must not be supposed that the life of a personage naturally so active as Phoebe could be wholly confined within the precincts
of the old Pyncheon House.
Ask the first hundred citizens of Cloisterham, met at random in the streets at noon, if they believed in Ghosts, they would tell you no; but put them to choose at night between these eerie Precincts
and the thoroughfare of shops, and you would find that ninety-nine declared for the longer round and the more frequented way.
As the two wayfarers came within the precincts
of the town, the children of the Puritans looked up from their player what passed for play with those sombre little urchins -- and spoke gravely one to another
For vainly I, at least, Did search for the amissing Fellow-jewel --Namely, the other leg-- In the sanctified precincts
, Nigh her very dearest, very tenderest, Flapping and fluttering and flickering skirting.
Within the precincts
of her home she felt like one who has entered and lingered within the portals of some forbidden temple in which a thousand muffled voices bade her begone.