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1531 examples of kirks in sentences

"What," she would say, "has young blood to do with this bickering of kirks and old wives' lamentations?

Woe is the Kirk, when her foes shall be of her own household, for it is with the words of the Gospel that he seeks to overthrow the Gospel work.

He raved against idolaters of the Kirk and of the Bible, and against all preachers who, by his way of it, had perverted the Word.

It was the day when Glasgow was rising from a cluster of streets round the High Kirk and College to be the chief merchants' resort in Scotland.

You could see the proud fellows walking the streets in brave clothes, and marching into the kirk on Sabbath with a couple of servants carrying cushions and Bibles.

Old Mercer was an elder in the little wooden Presbyterian kirk, which I had taken to attending since my quarrels with the gentry.

"I do not mind to have heard anything like it; it's as fine as Burns when he wished deliverance to onethat is prayed for in no kirk.

This from him, the great dandled and petted sectarian, to a religious character so equivocal in the world's eye as that of S. T. C., so foreign to the Kirk's estimate,can this man be a quack?

God send me my right food, My right food, and shelter too, That I may to yon kirk go, To read upon yon sweet book Which the mighty God of heaven shook.

"Oh! mourn not for them, their grief is o'er, Oh! weep not for them, they weep no more; For deep is their sleep, though cold and hard Their pillow may be in the old kirk-yard.

"But don't tell anybody this," he continued, "for I want to give the squire and Mr. Kirk a disagreeable surprise.

Mr. Kirk looked up in surprise as he entered.

"I may give you something to do," said Kirk, in a patronizing tone.

"Mr. Kirk has offered me a place in the store.

"Kirk won't pay you any more.

Mr. Kirk was compelled to look elsewhere for a house.

KIRK, EDWARD E. Educated Labor, etc. (New York, 1868.) LANGSTON, JOHN M. From the Virginia Plantation to the National Capital; or, The First and Only Negro Representative in Congress from the Old Dominion.

20 "The ship was cheered, the harbor cleared, Merrily did we drop Below the kirk, below the hill, Below the lighthouse top.

Although I approve highly of the euphonious improvement, I feel sure that many of my countrymen in the extreme north would rather see a picture representing Satan in Abraham's bosom inside their kirk than any musical instrument.

"Although Lord Warwick is the most sympathetic and attentive of listeners, he has not remembered more than one good story, and that has now been quoted in all the papers; we mean Lord Beaconsfield story is said to be unprintable; then why tantalise Lord Rosslyn, on account of the possible effect of his language on the pack, compensated by the Commissionership of the Kirk of Scotland.

Most of the gentry put on mourning; the chair of state in the parliament house, the uppermost seats in the kirks, and almost all the pulpits, were clothed in black.

in color by Maria L. Kirk.



With photographic illus., maps by Paul H. Kirk.


Rudolf Kirk, editor.

By John G. Kirk, Harold B. Buckley & Mary A. Waesche.

By John G. Kirk, Harold B. Buckley & Mary A. Waesche.

SEE Molnar, Ferenc. VAN KIRK, GLADDYS. Highways to International good will.

SEE Van Kirk, Walter W. VAN KIRK, WALTER W. Highways to international good will.

SEE Van Kirk, Walter W. VAN KIRK, WALTER W. Highways to international good will.

Gladdys Van Kirk (W); 3May57; R191372.

KIRK, GEORGE M. Pittsburgh's big team (University of Pittsburgh) (In University of Pittsburgh song book) ยฉ 5Sep29; A12703.

George M. Kirk (A); 12Aug57; R197329. KIRMSE, MARGUERITE, illus.


John de Meyer (A); 2Dec65; R375793. DEMING, KIRK, pseud.

By Kirk Deming. (Harry Sinclair Drago) ยฉ 10Jun38; A118528.

Harry Sinclair Drago (Kirk Deming) (A); 12Nov65; R372984.

By Kirk Deming (Harry Sinclair Drago) ยฉ 7Oct38; A123337.

Harry Sinclair Drago (Kirk Deming) (A); 12Nov65; R372985.

KIRK, JOHN G. Bookkeeping for immediate use; manual and key.

By John G. Kirk & William R. Odell.

John G. Kirk & William R. Odell (A); 4Oct65; R369465.

By John G. Kirk & George E. Mumford.

John G. Kirk & George E. Mumford (A); 4Oct65; R369468.

SEE Folsom, Joseph Kirk, ed. HOSMER, GEORGE L. Principles and practice of surveying.

SEE Folsom, Joseph Kirk, ed.

Robert Kirk Underhill (C); 5Aug74; R583113.

Pendleton noted Ashton-Kirk's dark eyes fixed steadfastly upon the man's face as though he desired to read the remainder from his expression.

" Ashton-Kirk thanked the man, and with Pendleton walked through the gate.

" For a moment Ashton-Kirk looked puzzled, then he burst into a laugh.

" They got into the car, and Ashton-Kirk continued to the chauffeur: "Christie Place."

He looked at his friend for a moment and then continued: "But how did you know that Edyth heard a door close immediately after the pistol shot?" They had just drawn up in front of Hume's, and as Ashton-Kirk got out, he said: "If you had only used your eyes as we were going over the place," said he, "you'd have no occasion to ask that question.

When about half way up the stairs, Ashton-Kirk said: "This, I think, is about the place where Miss Vale stopped when she saw the light-rays moving across the ceiling and wall of the hall.

" Pendleton obediently paused upon the stairs; Ashton-Kirk went on up and disappeared.

"It's the bell," said Ashton-Kirk, pointing to the gong at the top of the door frame.

" "It was not a cockatoo that made the sound," said Ashton-Kirk.

"There were two or more men concerned in this crime," proceeded Ashton-Kirk, "and that is the method of lighting that they chosea candle.

" "The candle and the match-sticks count for little," said Ashton-Kirk.

"Right," said Ashton-Kirk.

" "Good!" said Ashton-Kirk.

"By Heaven," he gasped, "you have it, Kirk.

But what?" "It was nothing of any great bulk; the hiding place indicated points that out, surely," said Ashton-Kirk, composedly.

" Again Pendleton's eyes opened widely; then recollection came to him and he said: "It was Lockethe man concerning whom you were making inquiries of the railroad conductor!" Ashton-Kirk nodded, and replied.

"Don't expect too much of me, Kirk."

" "It all belongs to my method of work," said Ashton-Kirk.

"Mrs. Dwyer is evidently paid to clean only the hall and lower stairway," replied Ashton-Kirk, composedly.

"Well, Kirk," said he.

" "So does the purchase of the bayonet, and in the same indefinite fashion," said Ashton-Kirk.

CHAPTER XII ANTONIO SPATOLA APPEARS Ashton-Kirk and Pendleton were admitted to the cell room at the City Hall without question; but a distinct surprise awaited them there.

When Osborne caught sight of Ashton-Kirk he expanded into a wide smile of satisfaction.

Then turning to Ashton-Kirk he asked: "How did you get onto this bayonet business?" "Just through thinking it over a little, that's all," answered the investigator.

"Mr. Ashton-Kirk," said he, "why did you not tell us about this piece of business?

"He told you of the deaf-mute, Locke," said Ashton-Kirk; "and also other things, which seem to have induced you to visit Locke at the Institute near Cordova on the night before last.

"I am just a trifle bewildered at all this," she said; "and I really cannot say, Mr. Ashton-Kirk, that I altogether follow you.

What more was required? Ashton-Kirk read all this with some satisfaction in the late afternoon.

"They will throw ten slugs as thick as your little finger while you're winking your eye as many times," said Ashton-Kirk.

" "Perhaps," said Ashton-Kirk, "I've let you in for too hard a task in this, Pen?" The other rose up instantly.

"I would do it alone if you were not here, and I had brains enough, Kirk.

" There was a little silence; then Ashton-Kirk said: "I never knew that you wereahthis way, old chap, until the other day.

And she was a stunner, Kirk, even then.

" "I think," said Ashton-Kirk, "that you began to prostrate yourself before your idol; and when a man takes to that, he always gets to thinking meanly of himself.

"That's it, Kirk!

"So far as we have tested him, certainly," agreed Ashton-Kirk, "he has shown no great strength of character.

" "I think," observed Ashton-Kirk, "that she has realized his position, to some extent, at least.

And Edyth is so strong that her pity" "May induce her to do her utmost to see him through this trouble," interrupted Ashton-Kirk.

Then Ashton-Kirk said: "Open some of those blankets, Pen, and lie down.

" Ashton-Kirk agreed.

"I say, Kirk," said Pendleton, admiringly, "you did this thing rather thoroughly.

" Ashton-Kirk took his cigar from his mouth.

" Ashton-Kirk here arose and passed through the storeroom and kitchen into the bedroom.

He had ventured to stir them a little, and was wrapping the heavy blanket more closely about himself, when he felt Ashton-Kirk's hand upon his shoulder.

The door of the showroom stood open; Ashton-Kirk had placed it so in order that they might catch any sound that came from the hall.

He was still struggling with this feeling when he became aware that she had paused; and, also, that Ashton-Kirk was once more gripping his shoulder with a warning hand.

ALLOWAY KIRK, a ruin S. of Ayr, celebrated as the scene of the witches' dance in "Tam o' Shanter.

His devilish mass: His blasphemous priesthood: His profane sacrifice for the sins of the dead and the quick: His canonization of men; calling upon angels or saints departed; worshipping of imagery, relics and crosses; dedicating of kirks, altars, days; Vows to creatures:

At one of the country kirks the congregation was reduced to the minister and precentor.

They were ordered to return to their own session, and to stand at the kirk-door, barefoot and barelegged, from the second bell to the last, and thereafter in the public place of repentance; and, at direction of the session, thereafter to go through the whole kirks of the presbytery, and to satisfy them in like manner.

"Ah," said Dr. Henry, "an it hadna been for that, there wad hae been twa toom kirks this day."