Sentence Examples with the word pray

Oh, I do so hope and pray that I shall speak well some day!...

Softened by memories of Princess Mary he began to pray as he had not done for a long time.

The Manichaean had to pray four times a day, each prayer being preceded by ablutions.

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After proceeding up the nave, he was to kneel and pray at the topmost step of the entrance of the choir, into which he was to be introduced by the bishop or his commissary, and placed in his stall.

There was nothing they could say or do about Martha's situation except to keep their telephone nearby and pray for the best.

And after the adjutant comes the commissary general asking where the stores are to be taken, and the chief of the hospitals asks where the wounded are to go, and a courier from Petersburg brings a letter from the sovereign which does not admit of the possibility of abandoning Moscow, and the commander-in- chief's rival, the man who is undermining him (and there are always not merely one but several such), presents a new project diametrically opposed to that of turning to the Kaluga road, and the commander-in- chief himself needs sleep and refreshment to maintain his energy and a respectable general who has been overlooked in the distribution of rewards comes to complain, and the inhabitants of the district pray to be defended, and an officer sent to inspect the locality comes in and gives a report quite contrary to what was said by the officer previously sent; and a spy, a prisoner, and a general who has been on reconnaissance, all describe the position of the enemy's army differently.

They pray over their sick and, when so requested, anoint them with oil.

I gaze from my window to the hill as I watch the warm glow from his home and pray he perhaps is thinking of me as I am thinking of him.

I'd pray awhile to one, ponder awhile, then go on to another.

She wished to pray but did not dare to, dared not in her present state of mind address herself to God.