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131 examples of quire in sentences

My silver standish was placed upon it; a quire of gilt paper was before me.

There was JOB BIGLER, who useter leed the Skeensboro brick meetin house quire, tryin to pick his teeth with the corner of a pictur-frame, while standin before the lookin glass was WILLYAM DUNBAR vainly endevorin to ascertain if he was the Siameese Twins, or else was the lookin-glass a double-plated one.

In temples, milk-white-clothed quiristers Sing sacred anthems, bowing to the shrine; And in the fields whole quires of winged clerks Salute the morning bright and crystalline.

I co-co-come to re-re-re-qui-quire the young k-k-king of his go-goo-goodness, since Glo-Gloster is t-taken, that he wo-wo-would let my fa-fa-father have his pa-pa-pardon.

Works, i. 113, it is said:'In whole quires of his Histories, Animated Nature, &c., he had seldom occasion to correct or alter a single word.'

At last surrounds their sight A globe of circular light, That with long beams the shamefac'd night array'd; The helmรจd Cherubim, And sworded Seraphim, Are seen in glittering ranks with wings display'd, Harping in loud and solemn quire, With unexpressive notes to Heaven's new-born Heir.

And there is seven years and seven lents of pardon; and the body of St. George lieth in the middle of the quire or choir of the said chapel, and in his tomb is an hole that a man may put in his hand.

The table was covered by an old green tablecloth, stained with ink, three or four inkstands had been brought in, and a quire of paper was scattered about.

Come, oh come, oh come away; A Quire of Angels for thee stay; A home where Diamonds borrow light, Open stands for thee this night, Night?

" "Yes." "Well, to-night, sir, Miss Anthea calls me into the parlour to ax,or as you might say,en-quire as to the why, an' likewise the wherefore of you a buyin' all that furnitur'.

The Quire has, I think, thirty-two stalls of antique workmanship.

The quire is mean, the service was not well read.

Divine Matilda's angel did appear, Deck'd like a vestal ready for heaven's quire, And to this earthly trunk will not come near.

To White Hall and to Chappell, which being most monstrous full, I could not go into my pew, but sat among the quire.

The first was that I always had upon my table a quire of large-sized scribbling-paper sewn together: and upon this paper everything was entered: translations into Latin and out of Greek, mathematical problems, memoranda of every kind (the latter transferred when necessary to the subsequent pages), and generally with the date of the day.

I worked well, upon my quires, the figure of Saturn supposed homogeneous as affected by the attraction of his ring, and the figure of the Earth as heterogeneous, and the Calculus of Variations.

On my quires at Cambridge I was working on the effects of separating the object-glass lenses, with the view of correcting the secondary spectrum: and on Jan. 31st I received some numbers (indices of refraction) from Mr Herschel, and reference to Fraunhofer's numbers.

My principal mathematics on the quires are Optics.

"My letter to the Examiners, announcing my intention of sitting for Fellowship (which like all other such documents is preserved on my quires) was delivered on Sept 21st.

Other subjects on my quires are: Theory of musical concords,

On my quires I find various schemes for graduating thermometers for pendulum experiments.

On the same page of my quires on which this is mentioned, there is a great list of apparatus to be constructed for Lucasian Lectures, notes of experiments with Atwood's Machine, &c.

The clerestory windows of the quire very large.

But the best thing about the quire is the wooden stall-work, of early decorated, very beautiful.

What Cherubim has left the quire in heaven And warbles peacefull Anthems to the earth?

Could this be true and meant, sweet sir, to me, I should be kinder then the gentlest spring That warms the world and makes fierce beasts so tame And trees to swell themselves to cheerefull greene; More jocund then the proudest quire of birds, What ere they be that in the woods so wide Doe sing their merry catches.

paper, bill, sheet, broadsheet^; leaf, leaflet; fly leaf, page; quire, ream.

[parts of a church: list] chancel, quire, choir, nave, aisle, transept, vestry, crypt, golgotha, calvary, Easter sepulcher; stall, pew; pulpit, ambo^, lectern, reading desk, confessional, prothesis^, credence, baldachin, baldacchino^; apse, belfry; chapter house; presbytery; anxious-bench, anxious-seat; diaconicum [Lat.], jube^; mourner's bench, mourner's seat.

He seems most sincerely religious, especially on solemn days; for he comes often to church to make a shew, [and is a part of the quire hangings.]

Two desks and a quire of paper set him up, where he now sits in state for all comers.

THE COMMON SINGING-MEN IN CATHEDRAL CHURCHES Are a bad society, and yet a company of good fellows, that roar deep in the quire, deeper in the tavern.

" "Who will pay more?" demanded the quire, throwing himself back in his chair.

Now all heavens quire of Angels sing Amen, And blesse theis true borne nuptials with their blisse; And Neece tho you have cosind me in this, Ile uncle you yet in an other thing, And quite deceive your expectation.

Milton alludes to the passage in his sonnet to Henry Lawes: "Thou honour'st verse, and verse must lend her wing To honour thee, the priest of Phoebus' quire, That tun'st their happiest lines in hymn or story.

I lay in darkness, face down in the mire, And prayed that darkness might become my pall; The rabble rout roared round me like some quire Of filthy animals primordial; My heart seemed like a toad eternally Prisoned in stone, ugly and sad as he; Sweet sunlight seemed a dream, a mythic thing, And life some beldam's dotard gossiping.

I bare part In theire sadd quire though none of these yet knw't.

[The quire and musick; the fryars make a lane with ducks and obeysance.

"Well, sir," he said, "nobody has in-quired as to my celebration.

In short, when I trace in my Mind a Bundle of Rags to a Quire of Spectators, I find so many Hands employ'd in every Step they take thro their whole Progress, that while I am writing a Spectator, I fancy my self providing Bread for a Multitude.

I could write a quire of paper in his praise, but all I could say of him would give you but a very imperfect idea of him....

And heard the browsing wether's bell, Blythe echoes rousing from their cell To swell the tinkling quire: Or heard from branch of flow'ring thorn The song of friendly cuckoo warn The tardy-moving swain; Hast bid the purple swallow hail; And seen him now through ether sail, Now sweeping downward o'er the vale.

So ain for aisne, nequire for non quire, malle for magis velle, nolle for son velle.

A popular British author of our own day, in order to demonstrate the law of compensation, as regards the literary vocation, cites its inexpensiveness,arguing, that, whereas the artist must invest capital, however small, in colors, marble, canvas, and studio-hire, and the professional man occupy a costly locality, the author needs but a quire of foolscap and a pen and ink to set up in trade.

And so, within fifteen days, they came to Joyous Gard, and there they laid his corpse in the body of the quire, and read many psalters and prayers over him and about him....

The regular students are provided with portfolios, or rather, soft leathern pouches, which they can fold and pocket, containing the heft or quire of paper on which the lecture is transcribed by them wholly or in part.

"Everyone also to beare a faggot of wood before the procession on a certain Sunday at Burford from the Quire doore going out, to the quire doore going in, and once to bear a faggot at the burning of a heretic.

"Everyone also to beare a faggot of wood before the procession on a certain Sunday at Burford from the Quire doore going out, to the quire doore going in, and once to bear a faggot at the burning of a heretic.

" He went on turning the pages back and forth with gloomy violence, reading a passage here and another there and failing to get the faintest ray of comfort out of any of it, even out of the old soiled quires which belonged obviously to the original score.

I'll tell 'im dat you ladies 'quired fer 'im." Sandy made another deep bow, and held his hat in his hand until the carriage had moved away.

There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high, and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.

Gazing, my trancรจd spirit straightway flies Beyond the zone to which the stars aspire; I hear the blent notes of the white-wing'd quire Around Immortal Love triumphant rise.

Those used for newspapers and pamphlets and printed documents consisted of a crown surmounting a circle in which were the words, "One Penny Sheet" or "Nine Pence per Quire," and were stamped on each sheet in red ink by a hand stamp not unlike those used at the present day to cancel stamps on letters.

See how that boiling sea of human heads Waits open-mouthed to bless thee: speak the word, And their triumphant quire of jubilation Shall pierce God's cloudy floor with praise and prayers, And drown the accuser's count in angels' ears.

5. What though the muse her Homer thrones High above all the immortal quire; Nor Pindar's raptures she disowns, Nor hides the plaintive Caean lyre; Alcaeus strikes the tyrant soul with dread, Nor yet is grave Stesichorus unread.

Before them, upon a broad mahogany table, were piles of books, sheaves of paper in rubber bands, bundles of quill pens, quires of waste paper for calculations, and a number of huge red-covered folios, containing the tell-tale reports of the mercantile agencies.

The Panorama folds up in a neat portfolio, and occupies little more room than a quire of letter paper.

229 Now streets grow throng'd and busy as by day: Some run for buckets to the hallow'd quire: Some cut the pipes, and some the engines play; And some more bold mount ladders to the fire.

The Eternal heard, and from the heavenly quire Chose out the cherub with the flaming sword; And bade him swiftly drive the approaching fire From where our naval magazines were stored.

The daring flames peep'd in, and saw from far The awful beauties of the sacred quire: But since it was profaned by civil war, Heaven thought it fit to have it purged by fire.

320 Let angels' voices with their harps conspire, But keep the auspicious infant from the quire; Late let him sing above, and let us know No sweeter music than his cries below.

He stroked and patted him, and then, turning to the simple-minded man who had found him, he said: "Well, Sam, how came you to find the horse, when no one else could do it?" "Wal, you see," said Sam, "I just 'quired whar the horse was seen last; and then I went thar, and sat on a rock; and just axed mysel', if I was a horse, whar would I go, and what would I do?

There thou, sweet saint, before the quire shalt go, As harbinger of heaven, the way to show, The way which thou so well hast learn'd below.

Now sing, ye joyful angels, and admire Your brother's voice that conies to mend your quire Sing you,while endless tears our eyes bestow: 80 For like Amyntas none is left below.

None but the brave, None but the brave, None but the brave deserves the fair. 2 Timotheus, placed on high Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touch'd the lyre:

For tender pity wept: when she began, Through the bright quire the infectious virtue ran.

On Philomel I fix'd my whole desire, 50 And listen'd for the queen of all the quire; Fain would I hear her heavenly voice to sing; And wanted yet an omen to the spring.

Thus while I sat intent to see and hear, And drew perfumes of more than vital air, All suddenly I heard the approaching sound Of vocal music on the enchanted ground: A host of saints it seem'd, so full the quire; 150 As if the bless'd above did all conspire To join their voices, and neglect the lyre.

Beneath the circles, all the quire was graced With chaplets green on their fair foreheads placed: 170 Of laurel some, of woodbine many more; And wreaths of Agnus castus others bore; These last, who with those virgin crowns were dress'd, Appear'd in higher honour than the rest.

Methought she trod the ground with greater grace, With more of godhead shining in her face; And as in beauty she surpass'd the quire, So, nobler than the rest, was her attire.

He saw a quire of ladies in a round That featly footing seem'd to skim the ground: Thus dancing hand in hand, so light they were, He knew not where they trod, on earth or air.

2. "This minstrel-god, well-pleased, amid the quire Stood proud to hymn, and tune his youthful lyre.

There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high and anthem clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes.

With diaries, as Dryden has expressed it, The officious muses came along, A gay, harmonious quire, like angels ever young.

Thy praises fill the loud apostles' quire: The train of prophets in the song conspire.

"Co'se, atter he had made up his min' fer ter git Mahaly, he 'mence' ter 'quire 'roun', en soon foun' out all 'bout Dan, en w'at a dange'ous nigger he wuz.

" To the village he drove, sought young Daphne's old sire, Counted gold by rouleaus, and bank notes by the quire, And promised the old buck a share in't, If his daughter he'd givefor the amorous fool Thought of young ladies' hearts and affections the rule Apparently rests with a parent.

Were I to attempt writing all I wish to communicate, a week's time and a quire of paper would hardly suffice.

And, as she pass'd, still pressing to the right Female and male, and citizen and knight, What wight soe'er in Carduel's walls was found, Swell'd the full quire, and spread the joy around.

It is said that Frederick the Great went into battle with a vial of poison in one pocket and a quire of bad verse in the other.

In the midst of the Room was a little Japan Table, with a Quire of gilt Paper upon it, and on the Paper a Silver Snuff-box made in the Shape of a little Book.

In short, when I trace in my Mind a Bundle of Rags to a Quire of Spectators, I find so many Hands employ'd in every Step they take thro their whole Progress, that while I am writing a Spectator, I fancy my self providing Bread for a Multitude.

36. 'He gabbles like a goose amidst the swan-like quire.

Whatever a planter needed, from a quire of paper to a steam-engine, he ordered his factor to purchase and forward.

The rhymes so homely in attire With learned ears may ill agree, 30 But chanted by your Orphan Quire Will make a touching melody.

One winter's night, when through the trees 5 The wind was roaring, on his knees His youngest born did Andrew hold: And while the rest, a ruddy quire, Were seated round their blazing fire, This Tale the Shepherd told.

On your birthday, while we sing To our gods and to our king, Her, among this beauteous quire, Whose perfections you admire, Her, who fairest does appear, Crown her queen of all the year, Of the year and of the day, And at her feet your garland lay.

Till I sing day from Tethis armes, and fire With ayry raptures the whole morning quire, Till the small birds their Silvan notes display And sing with us, 'Joy to Parthenia!' (ib.)

I crown thy nab, with a gag of benbouse, And stall thee by the Salmon into the clows, To mand on the pad, and strike all the cheats; To Mill from the Ruffmans, commision and slates, Twang dell's, i' the stiromell, and let the Quire Cuffin:

I crowne thy nab, with a gag of benbouse, And stall thee by the salmon into the clowes, To mand on the pad, and strike all the cheates; To mill from the Ruffmans, commision and slates, Twang dell's, i'the stiromell, and let the Quire Cuffin: And Herman Beck strine, and trine to the Ruffin.

Yet this Ile prophesie, when thou shall come Into the confines of Elysium Amidst the Quire of Muses, and the lists Of famous Actors, and quicke Dramatists, So much admir'd for gesture, and for wit, That there on Seats of living Marble sit, The blessed Consort of that numerous Traine, Shall rise with an applause to [

Just suppose you have a little back room, up stairs, with a table, two chairs, half a quire of paper, an inkstand, two steel pens, Swan's Treatise, and the twenty-ninth volume of Ohio Statutes.

The birds their quire apply; airs, vernal airs, Breathing the smell of field and grove attune, The trembling leaves, while universal Pan, Knit with the Graces and the Hours in dance, Led on the eternal Spring.

He ceas'd, and as approving all he spoke, The quire of birds their heav'nly tunes renew, The turtles sigh'd, and sighs with kisses broke, The fowls to shades unseen, by pairs withdrew; It seem'd the laurel chaste, and stubborn oak, And all the gentle trees on earth that grew, It seem'd the land, the sea, and heav'n above, All breath'd out fancy sweet, and sigh'd out love.

I am sure I shall have to practise those quire boys of his, and they will bawl in my ears and call me teacher.

50 The sun, which riseth to salute the quire Already finished, setting shall admire How private bounty could so far extend: The King built all, but Charles the western end.

11 quires cartridge paper. 12 flushing coats. 24 combs.

" The kirk is meikle, but ye may say mass in ae end o't; or, as I have received it in another form, "If we canna preach in the kirk, we can sing mass in the quire."

His answer was, "Well, Walter, as my good mother used to say, if the kirk is ower big, just sing mass in the quire."

Here is another reference to kirk and quireHe rives the kirk to theik the quire.

" When Rosamond reached home she found Anne beside her mother-in-law, provided with a quire of note-paper and pile of envelopes.