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Evening Prayer   /ˈivnɪŋ prɛr/   Listen
Evening Prayer

noun
1.
(Anglican Church) a daily evening service with prayers prescribed in the Book of Common Prayer.  Synonym: evensong.






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"Evening Prayer" Quotes from Famous Books



... completed, Paul climbed the creaking stairway to his narrow chamber, repeated his evening prayer, and scrambled into bed. ...
— Winning His Way • Charles Carleton Coffin

... Between Scribbles he wrote a few Verses about, "When Willie Came to say Good Night." It was a Sad Effort. He made it almost as Salty as a Mother Song and filled it with Papa and Mamma and the Patter of Baby Feet. He used Love-Light and the Evening Prayer and the Heart-Strings and other venerable Paraphernalia. He had to commit Infanticide to make it Weepy enough for the last Stanza. The Author wrote this Stuff merely to Get Back at himself and see how Sloppy ...
— More Fables • George Ade

... morning and evening prayer, perhaps 130 being present, for about that number attend our daily school; but they could not understand one sentence in ten of the Common Prayer- book. And it is bad for people to accustom themselves to a "formal" ...
— Life of John Coleridge Patteson • Charlotte M. Yonge



Words linked to "Evening Prayer" :   Anglican Communion, Church of England, prayer, Anglican Church



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