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pyx - examples of usage

  1. The good Father, very lovingly drawn, casts his kind glance around as he passes on his Office with the veiled Pyx carried reverently. - "Holbein", Beatrice Fortescue.
  2. The so- called Pyx House in Westminster Abbey, a low narrow solemn- looking vaulted room with a row of massive pillars in the centre, and a single archway in the south transept, are all that are left of the noble sanctuary built under the direction of the last of the Saxon kings, but these relics, with a few conventual buildings, suffice to connect with Anglo- Saxon times a church that is perhaps more intimately associated than any other with the history of England from the close of the 11th to the middle of the 16th century, it having been added to under every successive occupant of the throne. - "Architecture", Nancy R E Meugens Bell.
  3. He knelt down and took the pyx from his bosom. - "Callista", John Henry Cardinal Newman.
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