How to use Litany in a sentence

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  • But in spite of the old man's litany of failures, Dean suspected he was holding back some­thing important.

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  • At the evening service a litany is rarely used.

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  • At morning worship the service consists of a litany, scripture lessons, sermon, singing, extempore prayer.

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  • When he had finished the Litany the deacon crossed the stole over his breast and said, "Let us commit ourselves and our whole lives to Christ the Lord!"

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  • There are many excellent tips on how to take better pictures without getting frustrated or overwhelmed by a litany of technical rules.

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  • Since its release in the late 1990s, the song has spurred a litany of knock-offs that can be viewed on YouTube and other Internet sites.

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  • Becoming a member of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority means entering into a sisterhood that celebrates its history and tradition through service, social awareness, and of course a litany of Delta chants.

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  • Dean could think of a litany of adjectives, including, but not limited to, upset, pissed, irate, enraged, livid, seething and certainly devastated.

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  • China has long been criticized by environmentalists for a litany of environmental crimes.

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  • My aim in reciting this litany -- which could be extended indefinitely -- is not to tell you what choices you should make.

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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has a litany of evils they blame on TV in particular.

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  • Surely he could not have been wrong all his life in chanting the litany as he had done!

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  • In the long litany of public relations catastrophes which have marred Labor's good name, there is one common thread.

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  • The boom in scrapbooking prompted a litany of companies to turn the once benign hobby into a full-fledged synergistic multi-media phenomenon.

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  • If either the bride or groom has dreamt of traditional wedding vows as a sacred litany, choosing personal vows instead will lose that time-honored sentiment.

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  • In the next stage (from two to 10 years), children begin to orient religion concepts to themselves as in the catechism litany, "Who made you?

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  • Fortunately, costume shops have a litany of libation costumes on hand, including Cosmopolitan getups for women.

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  • Do your exes have a long litany of criticisms regarding your behavior and dating practices?

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  • Today, the majority of posters are a combination of graphics, a photographic still and a litany of talent including the director, producer, writer and composer.

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  • In most cases, individual state offices will direct you to websites that feature up-to-date lists and provide a litany of advice on how to make your WIC dollars stretch at the supermarket.

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  • The World Wide Web is home to a litany of soap opera sites, which feature updates, spoilers and recaps.

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  • Applicants who try to impress casting directors by going on and on about their litany of achievements typically don't go far in the application process.

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  • Unlike most first-time riders of this spectacular road, she didn't shudder; instead she leaned far over for a better view, rattling a litany of praises.

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  • The 'Auwali and the Nahr el-Zaherani, the only other considerable streams before we reach the Litany, flow northeast to south-west, in consequence of the interposition of a ridge subordinate and parallel to the central chain.

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  • That flowing northwards, El-`Asi, is the ancient Orontes; the other is the Litany.

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  • In its lower part the Litany bears the name of Nahr elKasimiya.

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  • Neither the Orontes nor the Litany has any important affluent.

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  • Accordingly, Palestrina and his great contemporaries and predecessors treated the Gloria and Credo in a style midway in polyphonic organization and rhythmic breadth between that of the elaborate motet (adopted in the Sanctus) and the homophonic reciting style of the Litany.

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  • This litany has often been confused with the litania major, introduced at Rome in J98 (vide supra), but is quite distinct from it.'

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  • This was until Charles II.'s time a regular rogation, the choristers in surplices, the gentlemen of the royal chapel in copes, and the canons and other clergy in copes preceding the knights and singing the litany.

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  • Cranmer remained archbishop and compiled an English Litany,while Catherine Howard soon ceased to be queen; charges of loose conduct, which in her case at any rate were not instigated by the king, were made against her and she was brought to the block; she was succeeded by Catherine Parr, a mild patron of the new learning.

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  • In February 1638, for the part he had taken in importing and circulating The Litany and other publications of John Bastwick and Prynne, offensive to the bishops, he was sentenced by the Star Chamber to be publicly whipped from the Fleet prison to Palace Yard, Westminster, there to stand for two hours in the pillory, and afterwards to be kept in gaol until a fine of Soo had been paid.

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  • But two longer streams with less water contest their claim, the Nahr Barrighit from Coelesyria, which rises near the springs of the Litany, and the Nahr Hasbany from Hermon.

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  • The litany, for example, looks bald to a degree in the music copy.

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  • Since then, the litany of Saudi foot-dragging has grown.

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  • Did you ever in your life, bishop, hear anything so like play-acting as the way in which Mr. Harding sings the litany?

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  • So there were a whole litany of " we knows.

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  • Kyrie eleison, ninefold, and sometimes lengthily farsed representing an older, now obsolete, litany.

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  • If he attend not to the justice of his land, Ea, the king of fates, shall distort his lot, &c.'" Further illustrations of ethical teaching may be found in the litany or confession of a penitent cited by Mr Johns in the same paper (p. 303).

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  • On the same prelate fell the task of conducting a public controversy with the archbishop of Armagh, George Dowdall, which of course ended in the conversion [From Anglo-Norman Invasion] him as lord-lieutenant, the litany was chanted in English, both cathedrals having been painted, and scripture texts substituted for " pictures and popish fancies."

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  • The company features a litany of kid-friendly activities and amenities from video arcades and kids' clubhouses to nature programs and hands-on craft workshops.

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  • San Francisco guidebooks will recommend a litany sights to see.

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  • Hilarious high-tech holiday cards come alive with the click of a mouse, so you can wish your special someone a Merry Christmas laced with a litany of laugh out loud moments.

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  • There is a litany of reasons why having a Christmas costume for your baby is a good idea.

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  • Doing so will avail you to a litany of various online coupon codes.

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  • Hawaii's Aloha spirit is palpable in its warm and friendly people and litany of family-friendly vacation options.

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  • There is no emphasis on speeding through a litany of sets and repetitions.

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  • The company offers a litany of spectacular prints to choose from, along with the option to add your own photograph.

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  • The catechumens or unbaptized, together with the penitents, remained in church during the Litany, collect, three lections, two psalms and homily.

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  • To the south Lebanon ends about the point where the river Litany bends westward, and at Banias.

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  • In the north, beside `Ain Faluj, it is connected by a low watershed with the Buka'a; from the gorge of the Litany it is separated by the ridge of Jebel ed-Dahr.

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  • The Litany, for example, in the Prayer Book is based upon the medieval Latin Litany, but great variation both in substance and language and by way of addition and omission, are made in it.

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  • From the flanks of Lebanon, especially from the heights which lie to the north of the Qasimiyeh or IKasimiya (Litany) River, the traveller looks down upon some of the finest landscape in the world; in general features the scenery is not unlike that of the Italian Riviera, but surpasses it in grandeur and a peculiar depth of colouring.

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  • Processions, with singing of the litany or of hymns, appear also to have been always usual on such occasions as the consecration of churches and churchyards and the solemn reception of a visiting bishop. Under the influence of the Catholic revival, associated with the Oxford Tractarians, processions have become increasingly popular in the English Church, pre-Reformation usages having in some churches been revived without any legal sanction.

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  • In June 1545 was issued his Litany, which was substantially the same as that now in use, and shows his mastery of a rhythmical English style.

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