Definition of Intonings
1. intoning [n] - See also: intoning
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Literary usage of Intonings
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1. Brevia: Short Essays and Aphorisms by Arthur Helps (1871)
"Vestments, intonings, processions, altar- cloths, rood-screens, and genuflections, are made to be matters of the utmost importance ; and all the while the ..."
2. Punchby Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"Its " too exquisite " high Art. Their Curates and their clothes, Their intonings, genuflections, Its Church high, higher, highest. ..."
3. Music in the History of the Western Church: With an Introduction on by Edward Dickinson (1902)
"What we customarily hear is only the simpler intonings of the priest at his ministrations, and the eight " psalm tones " sung alternately by priest and ..."
4. The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony: Including Public Addresses, Her Own by Ida Husted Harper (1898)
"... nor in the intonings and singsongs, but when, after a full hour of the incantations, he came to his sermon on the Christian duty of total abstinence, ..."
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