Definition of Shewbreads
1. shewbread [n] - See also: shewbread
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Literary usage of Shewbreads
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Works of Count Tolstoy by Leo Tolstoy (1905)
"... is enormous,—it may even be said, infinite: a man may live on shewbreads, as do the fasters, or on a handful of rice, as do the Chinese and the Hindoos; ..."
2. Mediæval Hymns and Sequences by John Mason Neale (1867)
"Patriarchs twelve in order meetest: Twelvefold founts of water sweetest: shewbreads of the temple rite : Gems that deck the priestly vestment; ..."
3. A Popular Handbook on the Origin, History, and Structure of Liturgies by John Comper (1898)
"Eucharist in these words :— " The shewbreads were nothing in themselves, but had their end and fulfilment in the Eucharist. What atoning virtue could reside ..."
4. The Hymner: Containing Translations of the Hymns from the Sarum Breviary by Catholic Church, G. H. Palmer (1905)
"Patriarchs twelve in order meetest, Twelvefold wells of water sweetest, shewbreads of the temple rite, Gems that deck the priestly vestment; Thus they gain ..."