Breviaries run to an immense length, and are seldom illuminated.
Opposite them three priests read in their breviaries the prayers of the dying.
The Benedictines and Dominicans have Breviaries of their own.
I should guess that Porteous was the sign used by some medieval writer of mass-books and breviaries.
Is adoration of pretty little Conchas set down in black and red in your breviaries?
"Yes, your breviaries," and the white-haired Abbot looked silently but sternly at the brothers.
Benches, pulpits, confessionals, breviaries were heaped up and set on fire.
All the reverend men held their heads meekly down, and affected to be reading in their breviaries.
The same may be said, in the most sweeping way, of the biographies and the breviaries.
The Breviaries repeat the same names with as little attempt to fix the actual localities.