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pall

Christianity a small square linen cloth with which the chalice is covered at the Eucharist
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This is what she does: sets sail for Pall Mall, wearing all her pretty things, including the blue feathers, and with such a sparkle of expectation on her face that I stir my coffee quite fiercely.
Thus I have not an atom of sympathy with this girl, to whom London is famous only as the residence of a young man who mistakes her for someone else, but her happiness had become part of my repast at two P.M., and when one day she walked down Pall Mall without gradually posting a letter I was most indignant.
The careless glance of a lounger on the pavement of Pall Mall filled him with a sudden anger.
There was a block--corner of Pall Mall and Haymarket.
He was in Pall Mall, in fact, before he realized where he was, and at the corner of St.
The other end was only a few yards from where Thomson stood, at the bottom of the steps leading up into Pall Mall.
A look of pain came across him, and he flung the rich pall over the picture.
Beneath its purple pall, the face painted on the canvas could grow bestial, sodden, and unclean.
We had reached Pall Mall as we talked, and were walking down it from the St.
It was a quarter-past seven when we left Pall Mall, and my watch showed me that it was ten minutes to nine when we at last came to a standstill.
Hence the one provokes and incites the most languid appetite, and the other turns and palls that which is the sharpest and keenest.
All pleasures palled upon me; all sights tantalized and tempted me to outspoken treason, because I could not but compare what I saw in Two Dimensions with what it really was if seen in Three, and could hardly refrain from making my comparisons aloud.