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  • nounevening prayer
  • nounprayer

synonyms for vespers

  • evensong
  • prayer
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How to use vespers in a sentence

I attended at vespers, and have seldom been more gratified with the music of the evening service.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
The cries were heard even inside the Churches, where pious folks were singing Vespers.
THE MERRIE TALES OF JACQUES TOURNEBROCHEANATOLE FRANCE
Carrio and I never failed being present at these vespers of the 'Mendicanti', and we were not alone.
THE CONFESSIONS OF J. J. ROUSSEAU, COMPLETEJEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU
And the boatmen would rest on their oars and listen to the matins or vespers chanted by the brethren within its walls.
BYGONE LONDONFREDERICK ROSS
And when she had seen all that she wanted, she returned to the city, to the cathedral church, where she heard vespers.
THE LIFE OF JOAN OF ARC, VOL. 1 AND 2 (OF 2)ANATOLE FRANCE
Vespers were sung, the congregation joining with remarkable unanimity.
JOURNAL IN FRANCE IN 1845 AND 1848 WITH LETTERS FROM ITALY IN 1847T. W. (THOMAS WILLIAM) ALLIES
And when he saw vespers draw nigh, he began to weep for that he found her not.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
With his sister and several other religious people, he locks himself into his house to pray; he sings vespers and matins.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
He may incite to greater devotion by a shortened form of Evening Prayer or by popular Vespers.
OUR LADY SAINT MARYJ. G. H. BARRY
At this moment the church bells ring, and Nassedkine, who is religious, goes to vespers.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO VESPERS

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  • sundown
  • sunset
  • twilight
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