1 And the congregation of the Episcopal Church almost fell out of their pews when he tiptoed in, late for services, with Wade's hand held in his.
2 The congregation was as much stunned by Wade's appearance as by Rhett's, for the little boy was supposed to be a Catholic.
3 The congregation faced the heat with informality.
4 With a rustle of starched linen skirts and stiff shirt-fronts, the congregation sat down, and gave heed to the Reverend Mr. Zitterel.
5 She glanced back at the congregation.
6 The congregation had doffed their piety.
7 Entering, I found a small scattered congregation of sailors, and sailors' wives and widows.
8 But you must not suppose from this specimen of his sermonizings that he ever flew into downright passions with his congregation.
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9 The congregation stared at her.
10 After the last hymn had been sung, and the congregation was dismissed, Ole slipped out to the hitch-bar and lifted Lena on her horse.
11 He coaxed in schoolmistress fashion, as to a congregation of boys with primers.
12 A congregation of horses, tied to a long railing, were tugging frenziedly at their bridles.
13 There was a rustling of dresses, and the standing congregation sat down.
14 It was a genuine relief to the whole congregation when the ordeal was over and the benediction pronounced.
15 As the "sold" congregation trooped out they said they would almost be willing to be made ridiculous again to hear Old Hundred sung like that once more.