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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.
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.
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.
We had reached Pall Mall as we talked, and were walking down it from the St.
The Pall Mall, on the other hand, declares that Letheringham will assuredly be sent for to-morrow."
It is such as he, as little conscious of himself as the bee in a hive, who are the lucky in life, for they have the best chance of happiness: their activities are shared by all, and their pleasures are only pleasures because they are enjoyed in common; you will see them on Whit-Monday dancing on Hampstead Heath, shouting at a football match, or from club windows in Pall Mall cheering a royal procession.
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.
Wine that recalls the glow of spring, Upon the thatch a sudden shower, A gentle scholar in the bower, Where tall bamboos their shadows fling, White clouds in heavens newly clear, And wandering wings through depths of trees, Then pillowed in green shade, he sees A torrent foaming to the mere; Around his dreams the dead leaves fall; Calm as the starred chrysanthemum, He notes the season glories come, And reads the books that never pall.