There was a large platform, with chairs upon it, but no pulpit or reading-desk.
To the left rises a platform, on which stands a reading-desk.
The priest, standing in front of a reading-desk, slowly turned his face to me.
The reading-desk was about three feet from the ground, and the pulpit about six feet.
He had a very gentlemanlike appearance in the pulpit and reading-desk.
The headmaster thanked him, and spread it out on the reading-desk.
He lit two or three jets of the corona over the reading-desk.
She placed it before her on the reading-desk and sat gazing at it.
From the reading-desk to the pulpit the transition is easy and natural.
Perhaps he means to pray at the reading-desk during the Solemn Days.