Quire Sentence Examples
It was common Anglo-Saxon practice to form a quire from four sheets of parchment - folded to make eight leaves.
This codex of the letters of Paul was made out of one single quire.
The pavement came from the site of a 3rd-century Roman villa along with a mural displayed on the wall of the south quire aisle.
As always give us a ring if you have a quire and ask for Big " H "
It has a romanesque crypt, twelfth century quire and thirteenth century stained glass windows.Advertisement
I found an exhausted person sitting in the quire of the Cathedral looking up at the Great East Window.
They then descend into the two different folders, where they are folded and cut - the copies being discharged on to the delivery boards situated at the two sides of the left-hand portion of the machine, and each quire is counted or told off by being jogged forward.
Account must also be taken of the number of lines in each page, the number of pages in each quire, of gaps or lacunae in the manuscript, and so forth.
In the additional explanatory notes at the end of the book, after directions as to the wearing of surplice and hood in quire, in cathedral and collegiate churches (they are not made obligatory elsewhere), bishops are directed to wear, besides the rochet, a surplice or alb, and a cope or vestment, with a pastoral staff borne either by themselves or their chaplains.'
Introits were provided for use on every Sunday and Holy-Day; after the offertory intending communicants were directed to " tarry still in the quire or in some convenient place nigh the quire "; in the prayer " for the whole state of Christ's church," the blessed Virgin Mary was commemorated by name among departed saints; prayer for the departed was explicitly retained; also an invocation of the Holy Spirit before the words of institution, the prayer of oblation immediately following them.Advertisement