One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Public Christian worship.
- ‘There is to be a ‘little bell’ rung to summon residents to divine service.’
- ‘Two days after his arrival Wakefield held divine service on Church Hill.’
- ‘Who has not had occasion to convince himself of the travesty of a divine service of song, presented in a real folk synagogue?’
- ‘Caroline and Alice attended divine service the next morning in the first class dining saloon with Mr. Thomas.’
- ‘Moreover, questions would often arise during the divine service, when it is forbidden for a Kohen-priest to leave the sanctuary area.’
- ‘On the morning of the fourth day we went to divine service together, were all and equally blessed and sprinkled with holy water.’
- ‘In one church someone made what I considered one of the most brilliant offering calls I'd ever heard during a divine service.’
- ‘Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary.’
- ‘The General directs that the army remain in its present quarters, and that the Chaplains perform divine service with their several Corps and brigades.’
- ‘He became obsessed with study, sleeping only four hours a night and allowing two hours for rest and going to divine service.’
- ‘The site for Bathurst NSW, was selected, proclaimed and, the first divine service held there.’
- ‘Buckland's 1836 chapel was the result of a complaint that divine service hadn't been performed for the local ‘servants’ in seven years.’
- ‘Breaking with the habit of a lifetime, I decided to attend divine service at one of the more upscale Anglican churches.’
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