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incensed
used in Of Human Bondage

5 uses
  • He talked enthusiastically of the music at the Oratory, and said charming things about the connection between incense and the devotional spirit.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (22% in)
  • He drew the line at incense.
    7-8 — Chapters 7-8 (57% in)
  • But I love the gold and the silk which clothe the priest of Rome, and his celibacy, and the confessional, and purgatory: and in the darkness of an Italian cathedral, incense-laden and mysterious, I believe with all my heart in the miracle of the Mass.
    27-28 — Chapters 27-28 (29% in)
  • He wrote of old church music and the Alban Hills, and of the languor of incense and the charm of the streets by night, in the rain, when the pavements shone and the light of the street lamps was mysterious.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (7% in)
  • With large gestures and in the emphatic tone which made what he said so striking, Athelny described to Philip the Spanish cathedrals with their vast dark spaces, the massive gold of the altar-pieces, and the sumptuous iron-work, gilt and faded, the air laden with incense, the silence: Philip almost saw the Canons in their short surplices of lawn, the acolytes in red, passing from the sacristy to the choir; he almost heard the monotonous chanting of vespers.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (62% in)

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