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pew

pew
In a house of worship, one of a number of fixed benches with backs; also See box pew.
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"Poor Janey!" he thought, looking at his sister, "even by screwing her head around she can see only the people in the few front pews; and they're mostly dowdy Newlands and Dagonets."
Archer's eyes lingered a moment on the left-hand pew, where his mother, who had entered the church on Mr.
And now all faces were visible, for all were standing up--the little children on the seats peeping over the edge of the grey pews, while good Bishop Ken's evening hymn was being sung to one of those lively psalm-tunes which died out with the last generation of rectors and choral parish clerks.
While these aged mourners were passing up the aisle, it was observed that, from pew to pew, the spectators shuddered with irrepressible awe, as some object, hitherto concealed by the intervening figures, came full in sight.
With that he walked softly out of his pew and into his mother's, and as Mr Swiveller would have observed if he had been present, 'collared' the baby without speaking a word.
"Budge, you skulk!" cried Pew. "Dirk was a fool and a coward from the first--you wouldn't mind him.
Casaubon came out of the vestry, and, entering the pew, seated himself in face of Dorothea, Will felt his paralysis more complete.
Lynde was too far away--to show me your pew. I sat just as still as I could and the text was Revelations, third chapter, second and third verses.
Her only salvation was trying to fix her attention upon Uncle Mac a portly, placid gentleman, who seemed entirely unconscious of the iniquities of the Clan, and dozed peacefully in his pew corner.
You say that there was a gentleman in the pew. Some of the general public were present, then?"
The clear sunshine streamed so warmly through the window into the pew where Karen sat!
Therefore I could patch up nothing, and it was too extreme an effort to squeeze beside him into the pew: he would be so much more sure than ever to pass his arm into mine and make me sit there for an hour in close, silent contact with his commentary on our talk.