Electing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 673 pages
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Use in Literature CommunicantsHe walked slowly in a direction from which he could see the procession of communicants, and distinguish his little Ursula brilliant with exaltation beneath her veil.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Ursula (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).That is a thing can be said of few communicants and of no monks.ndash;James Branch Cabell in Jurgen (A Comedy of Justice).The new communicants, with their clear, reverent faces, were beautiful to look upon as they entered in a body and took the front benches reserved for them.ndash;Willa Cather in O Pioneers!.The same rivalry occurred twenty years later between James Sullivan and Caleb Strong, both of the number of its communicants.ndash;George Willis Cooke in Unitarianism in America.The Church also insisted that the slaves become regular communicants, and it liked to view itself as the champion of their human rights.ndash;Norman Coombs in Black Experience.In the morning, when almost all who attended were his own communicants, he gave them very cautious and edifying doctrinal discourses, treading loyally in the path of the Westminster Confession.ndash;Harold Frederic in The Damnation of Theron Ware.We had fifteen communicants, which was our usual number on Sundays.ndash;Adelaide L. Fries in The Moravians in Georgia.Both were communicants.ndash;Washington Irving in The Life of George Washington, vol 1.Something now again became possible for these communicants, under the intensity of their pressure, something that took up that tale and that might have been a redemption of pledges then exchanged.ndash;Henry James in The Golden Bowl, vol 2.The Reformers adopted a catechism, or a theological system, which all communicants were required to learn and accept.ndash;John Lord in Beacon Lights of History vol 3 part 2.

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