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Liturgical   /lətˈərdʒɪkəl/   Listen

Of or relating to or in accord with liturgy.

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"Liturgical" Quotes from Famous Books

... covered with a white sheet next the dress and a coloured one above, is carried out of the house to be worshipped by the relatives, who walk seven times round it. The women then retire to the house, and the chief lama recites liturgical passages from the formularies. Afterwards, the relatives retire, and the corpse is carried to the burning-ground by men who have the same tutelar deity as the deceased. The leading lama walks first, ...
— Among the Tibetans • Isabella L. Bird (Mrs Bishop)

... incrementis (composed about 840). "The tradition is that St. Gregory, just as he regulated the order of the masses and of consecrations [i.e., the Sacramentary and the Pontifical Rituale] so also had the greatest part in the arrangement of the liturgical chants, following the order which is observed to this day as the most fitting: as is commemorated at the head of the Antiphoner." (Op. cit. c. xxi., ...
— St. Gregory and the Gregorian Music • E. G. P. Wyatt

... requisite for effective delivery. But by the time this sustained melody had been introduced into high art (it seems to have made a beginning earlier in folk-song, although we have no precise indications upon the subject) the mere delivery of a text, somewhat after the manner of a liturgical intoning, no longer satisfied the demands ...
— The Masters and their Music - A series of illustrative programs with biographical, - esthetical, and critical annotations • W. S. B. Mathews

... OF ENGLISH AND FOREIGN THEOLOGY including some of the rarest works of our early English Divines, nearly a complete Series of the Fathers of the Church, the various Councils, and most important Ecclesiastical Historians, Liturgical Writers, &c. The whole in very fine condition on sale at the prices affixed, for ready money only. By JOHN LESLIE, 58. Great Queen ...
— Notes & Queries 1849.12.01 • Various

... relief it was to let himself float on the canticles of the Church! The liturgical chants were then something new in the West. It was in the very year we are dealing with that St. Ambrose started the custom in the ...
— Saint Augustin • Louis Bertrand

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