Prie-dieu in a sentence

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Definition of Prie-dieu

  • low bench for kneeling on

How to use prie-dieu in a sentence. Prie-dieu pronunciation.

The Emperor Napoleon, surrounded by the princes and princesses of his whole court, placed him in the center of the chapel on a sofa surmounted by a canopy with a Prie-Dieu.
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Le plus singulier fut la fantaisie d'une dame de Worcester, qui, s'étant imaginé que sa sœur vivait sous la forme d'un oiseau chantant, remplit littéralement son prie-dieu, dans la cathédrale, avec des cages pleines d'oiseaux de la même espèce.
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There were some colored prints of battles and shipwrecks wafered to the walls; a couple of flower-pots in the narrow space between the window-ledge and the coping outside; a dingy canary in a wire cage; a rival mechanical cuckoo in a Dutch clock in the corner; a little bed with striped hangings; a rush-bottomed _prie-dieu_ chair in front of a plain black crucifix, over which drooped a faded branch of consecrated palm; and some few articles of household furniture of the humblest description.
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L'une était la chambre grenat dont, nous l'avons dit, le seul ornement était un grand portrait de femme avec un prie-Dieu au-dessous.
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Et elle se jeta à genoux sur le prie-Dieu.
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Then, yielding to the bliss of being left a few moments alone, she opened her arms, and, kneeling before her prie-dieu, poured out her heart in prayer to Heaven for Eugene's safety.
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Il alla chercher la paille et leur en fit un prie-Dieu.
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Auprès du prie-Dieu de ma grand'mère, il y avait une petite chaise qui m'était destinée.
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The poor queen, unable to free herself from these visions of woe, violently tore herself away from the awful reverie, and kneeling at a prie-dieu, prayed with fervour.
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Dans sa chambre était un prie-Dieu où elle resta à genoux jusqu'au soir.
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She knelt before the first prie-Dieu that presented itself, and her attendants knelt around her.
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His mother, in her long white night-dress, was kneeling at the other end of the chamber at her prie-dieu, absorbed in devotion.
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He was conducted to a room midway upstairs: an heiress's conception of a saintly little room; and more impresive in purity, indeed it was, than a saint's, with the many crucifixes, gold and silver emblems, velvet prie-Dieu chairs, jewel- clasped sacred volumes: every invitation to meditate in luxury on an ascetic religiousness.
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Au milieu de la première, un prie-Dieu de bois noir, garni d'un coussin de velours bleu, attira son attention.
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Mlle Bihorel, la sœur du curé, frappa de petits coups secs, sur son prie-Dieu, avec son paroissien, pour indiquer aux enfants de l'école le moment de se lever ou de s'asseoir.
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La jeune fille ferma son livre, leva la tablette de son prie-Dieu, et prit l'escarcelle de velours, sur laquelle, fanées, se distinguaient les armes de Clairefont.
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J'ai envoyé Bernard, moi-même, hier soir, porter la bourse dans ton prie-Dieu.
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Bernard n'a-t-il pas pu, tout simplement, poser la bourse sur mon prie-Dieu?
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There are comparatively few chapels; only four-but many Bethstuehle or Prie-Dieus.
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Ce qui frappa les regards du missionnaire, ce fut un prie-Dieu surmonte d'un magnifique crucifix d'ivoire, pres duquel etait un tabouret.
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Examples of Prie-dieu

Example #1
Between the altar and the balustrade had been placed on a carpet of white velvet a pedestal of granite surmounted by a hand some silver gilt vase to be used as a baptismal font.
Example #2
This was a most magnificent ceremony.
Example #3
L'histoire du revenant de lord Littleton; la duchesse de Kendal, qui croyait que George Ier était venu voltiger autour de sa fenêtre, sous la forme d'un corbeau (voyez _Oxford's Reminiscences_), et beaucoup d'autres exemples nous montrent cette superstition dans nos propres demeures.
Example #4
Pour trouver des personnes qui croient que les ames des morts habitent la forme des oiseaux, il n'est pas nécessaire d'aller en Orient.
Example #5
In all this there was nothing vulgar.
Example #6
It was a large attic with a sloping roof, overlooking a bristling expanse of chimney-pots, and commanding the twin towers of Notre Dame.