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Tom counted the pages of the sermon; after church he always knew how many pages there had been, but he seldom knew anything else about the discourse.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
They marched in procession thus habited and heard a very pathetic sermon, followed by fine church music.
To all appearances, it was an occasion for preaching him a little sermon, and of impressing the Bishop on the convict, so that a mark of the passage might remain behind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Sherwood, Miss Edgeworth, and Hannah More, and then produced a tale which might have been more properly called an essay or a sermon, so intensely moral was it.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
Seven hundred a year is a fine thing for a younger brother; and as of course he will still live at home, it will be all for his menus plaisirs; and a sermon at Christmas and Easter, I suppose, will be the sum total of sacrifice.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
And there was my aunt, all the time I was dressing, preaching and talking away just as if she was reading a sermon.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
And there was also, somewhere in front of a picture of the Virgin Mary, an old woman who should have come to hear the sermon.
The last time I delivered it was in the Cathedral, as a charity sermon on behalf of the Society for the Prevention of Discontent among the Upper Orders.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde Context
Souls, it is said, more souls than one, were brought to the truth by the efficacy of that sermon, and vowed within themselves to cherish a holy gratitude towards Mr.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
He was a Baptist preacher, and when he died, two thousand black people followed him to the grave; and now they preach his funeral sermon each year.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
In looking about for some one to preach the Thanksgiving sermon, I found one of the rarest men that it has ever been my privilege to know.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context