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Prayer-Book
 
Get a prayer-book in your hand,
And stand between two churchmen.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard III., Act III. Scene 7. (Buckingham to Richard.)
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1.  See, where his grace stands ’tween two clergymen!
2.  And, see, a book of prayer in his hand!
True ornaments to know a holy man.
        Shakespeare.—King Richard III., Act III. Scene 7. (The Mayor and Buckingham.)
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Like one in prayer I stood.
        Longfellow.—Prelude to Voices of the Night, xi.
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