Fasted sentence example
They took their chief meal in a common refectory at 3 P.M., up to which hour they usually fasted.
I could use the lead to make half round bars which could be fasted to the cast iron keel.
The Bogomils fasted till they saw the Trinity face to face.
They fasted, they rejoiced; one hour they chilled themselves in the cemeteries, the next they rushed frantically through the streets singing Psalmic refrains.
Others (the Constantinopolitans) began their fasts seven weeks before Easter, but fasted only on alternate weeks, five days at a time.Advertisement
Some fasted till three in the afternoon, and then took whatever they pleased.
Would he have prayed toward Mecca, fasted at Ramadan, recited the Creed or indeed denied his own divinity?
A point of high practical interest is the ratio of carcase weight to fasted live weight, and in the case of prizewinning carcases these ratios usually fluctuate within very narrow limits.
After having taken medicine, and fasted for three days, all the fire in the town is extinguished.
On the other hand, in spite of his worldliness, Leo was not an unbeliever; he prayed, fasted, and participated in the services of the church with conscientiousness.Advertisement
Tables are constructed showing the fasted live weight, the carcase weight, and the weight of the various parts that are separated from and not included with the carcase.
They read the Greek Testament and the classics; fasted on Wednesday and Friday; received the Lord's Supper every week; and brought all their life under review.
He fasted and scourged himself; he practised all the ordinary forms of maceration and invented new ones, all to no purpose.
If a plaintiff having duly fasted did not receive within a certain time the satisfaction of his claim, he was entitled.
He wore sackcloth, made his bed in ashes, and fasted or used only the very plainest fare.Advertisement
Ordinarily the sinful cleric prayed and fasted at his own discretion, and nothing is said of his confessing his sins.
A man named Jacques in this way fasted at Edinburgh for thirty days in 1888, and in London for forty-two days in 1890, and for fifty days in 1891; and an Italian named Succi fasted for forty days in 1890.
We read, indeed, that on one occasion He fasted forty days and forty nights; but the expression, which is an obscure one, possibly means nothing more than that He endured the privations ordinarily involved in a stay in the wilderness.
The Romans fasted three weeks continuously before Easter (Saturdays and Sundays excepted).
But a credens under probation for initiation, which lasted at least one and often several years, fasted always.Advertisement
All adherents of the sect seem to have kept three Lents in the year, as also to have fasted Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each week; in these fasts a diet of bread and water was usual.