Hands clasped, she prayed fervently, asking God not to let Destiny suffer for what they had done.
Clenching her hands together she prayed fervently.
I prayed she'd take my warning seriously and maybe give us some helpful press in the bargin.
Ordinarily the sinful cleric prayed and fasted at his own discretion, and nothing is said of his confessing his sins.
When a new consul, praetor or quaestor entered on his first day of office and prayed the gods for good omens, it was a matter of custom to report to him that lightning from the left had been seen.
Nicholas submitted to him, and at one moment prayed to God as he had done on the battlefield at the bridge over the Enns, and then guessed that the card that came first to hand from the crumpled heap under the table would save him, now counted the cords on his coat and took a card with that number and tried staking the total of his losses on it, then he looked round for aid from the other players, or peered at the now cold face of Dolokhov and tried to read what was passing in his mind.
When they prayed for those who hate us, she tried to think of her enemies and people who hated her, in order to pray for them.
He had no idea of the depth of the gorge or the length of the rope, but he prayed it was sufficient.
She woke and prayed fervently for an answer, and then fell asleep again - to the same nightmare.
She squeezed her eyes shut and prayed that romantic thoughts would cease to invade her newfound paradise.