Definition of Ostensories
1. ostensory [n] - See also: ostensory
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Literary usage of Ostensories
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Venice: Its Individual Growth from the Earliest Beginnings to the Fall of by Pompeo Molmenti, Horatio Forbes Brown (1906)
"... in the ostensories of silver-gilt repoussé work of the fourteenth century ; in Sani' Eufemia on the Giudecca, San Luca, and Sanio Stefano ; in the great ..."
2. Tales of My Native Town by Gabriele D'Annunzio (1920)
"She remained there in contemplation of the candelabras, the ostensories, of all those objects on the altar, her mind dizzy from having eaten nothing since ..."
3. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1851)
"... subdued to art evidently and totally ; and natural objects be admitted only as accessories, and separated from the work of our own hands by ostensories ..."
4. The History of the Protestant Reformation, in Germany and Switzerland, and by Martin John Spalding (1870)
"J He acknowledged, in one of his sermons, " that the church ostensories made many converts to the new gospel."§ And M. Audin is entirely correct in his ..."
5. Handbook for Travellers in Northern Italy: Comprising Turin, Milan, Pavia by John Murray (Firm) (1877)
"There are also some splendid specimens of goldsmiths' work, reliquaries, ostensories, crosses, rings, &c., particularly a Fax ..."
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