The main duty of a priest is to preach in church.
Caesar is not above grammarians.
Ace didn’t see what he could do but try and reason with her.
But more startling to Tess than the doctrine had been the voice, which, impossible as it seemed, was precisely that of Alec d'Urberville.
He has told us how to preach and how to pastor and these principles are universally applicable and universally required by the word of God.
If at all possible, this evaluation should be done with audiotape or, even better, with a videotape of the sermon.
Nearing the central part her echoes were intruded on by other sounds; and seeing the barn not far off the road, she guessed these to be the utterances of the preacher.
And to see it with a worldly dreamboat like David, instead of going there on the boat - train with a grotty, pimply 17 -year-old! Is she cynically taking advantage of David for her own motives?
So he tells of the wise men who come from the east — far from Israel.
I wanted to rush up and have it out with them. But would that save him?