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  • noun Alternative form of churchyard.


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  • Still more dismayed, he walked on with Eugenia to the railing round the church-yard, motioning with his left hand that no one should follow.

    Camilla 2008

  • In short, during the time when all the town besides had something to do, I had nothing for it, but to walk in the church-yard, and whistle till it was dinner-time.

    The Monastery 2008

  • At this instant, the rapid approach of a carriage caught their ears; and eager to avoid making a decisive reply, she ran to the church-yard gate to look at it, exclaiming: 'Dear! what an elegant chariot.'

    Camilla 2008

  • Meanwhile, the eyes of Eugenia again caught the young Oxonian, who was wandering around the church-yard: neither was he unobserved by Indiana, who, though she participated not in the turn of reasoning, or taste for the romantic, which awakened in Eugenia so forcible a sympathy, was yet highly gratified by his apparent devotion to her charms: and had not Miss

    Camilla 2008

  • The two gentlemen recognised them as they were crossing the church-yard.

    Camilla 2008

  • Edgar then pointed out a path through the fields that would considerably abridge the walk, if the ladies could manage to cross over a dirty lane on the other side of the church-yard.

    Camilla 2008

  • He then made a sign to Miss Margland to approach him: 'Mrs. Margland,' he cried, 'I should not have taken the liberty to beckon you in this manner, but that I think it right to ask you what those two young gentlemen, that I never saw before, do in the church-yard; which is a thing I think rather odd.'

    Camilla 2008

  • When they approached the church-yard, in which Miss Margland and her party had halted, Sir Hugh perceived Bellamy.

    Camilla 2008

  • Bellamy, hastily overtaking Dr. Marchmont, darted on before him in search of Miss Margland and Indiana, who, far from advancing, were pacing their way back to the church-yard.

    Camilla 2008

  • INDIANA, intent but upon running on, had nearly reached the church-yard, without hearkening to one word of the expostulating

    Camilla 2008


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