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Commissary's inkstand was a coffee-cup without an handle, and his book of entries a quire of dirty writing-paper.
Both before and after sermon I was most impatiently troubled at the Quire, the worst that ever I heard.
Two curtains worked with golden blazonries divided the quire from the congregation.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
"This is where you'll sit," said Dom Cuthbert, pointing to two kneeling-chairs on either side of the opening into the quire.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
And there they laid his corpse in the body of the quire, and sang and read many psalters and prayers over him and about him.
Blotters or driers can be obtained at botanical-supply stores at thirty-five cents per quire.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
The Psalmes were written the most part by David, for the use of the Quire.
LEVIATHANTHOMAS HOBBES
“Half-quire of paper for a penny,” bellows the street-stationer.
I would not wait for paper, and you must forgive half-sheets, instead of a whole celestial quire to my love and praise.
His preface closes with the pious wish that all his patrons after death may join in the "Quire of Angels in the Heavens."
THE STANDARD ORATORIOSGEORGE P. UPTON

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