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" While the third lesson is being chanted let four brethren vest themselves. Let one of these, vested in an alb, enter as though to take part in the service, and let him approach the sepulchre without attracting attention and sit there quietly with a palm... "
Albany Review - Page 519
1907
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The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London ..., Volume 9

William John Hardy - 1907
...which we make no apology for quoting, almost in full, from the same loth century Winchester Use : " While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...vest themselves. Let one of these, vested in an alb .... approach the Sepulchre .... and sit there quietly with a palm in his hand. While the third respond...
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English Miracle Plays, Moralities, and Interludes: Specimens of the Pre ...

Alfred William Pollard - 1904 - 250 pages
...was doubtless the cause of the transference. I quote the directions as translated by Mr. Chambers : ' While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...with a palm in his hand. While the third respond is being chanted let the remaining three follow, and let them all, vested in copes, bearing in their hands...
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Character Treatment in the Mediaeval Drama ...

Timothy J. Crowley - 1907 - 165 pages
...cathedral. Mr. Manly gives the critical Latin text of the Bishop's words: t "While the third nocturn is being chanted let four brethren vest themselves....there quietly with a palm in his hand. While the third response is being chanted let the remaining three follow, and let them all, vested in copes bearing...
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Plays of Our Forefathers and Some of the Traditions Upon which They Were Founded

Charles Mills Gayley - 1907 - 349 pages
...historical interest, for it displays an advance within the ceremonial to dramatic dialogue itself: While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...in the service, and let him approach the sepulchre w1thout attracting attention, and sit there quietly with a palm in his hand. While the third respond...
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The Religious Drama

Gordon Crosse - 1913 - 182 pages
...following extract ' from it may be taken as describing the ceremonial in use at Winchester at that date : " While the third lesson is being chanted let four brethren...vest themselves. Let one of these, vested in an alb . . . approach the sepulchre without attracting attention, and sit there quietly with a palm in his...
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English Literature

Julian Willis Abernethy - 1916 - 585 pages
...burial of the cross in the service of Good Friday. Then follow the directions for Easter morning: — While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...take part in the service, and let him approach the sepulcher without attracting attention, and sit there quietly with a palm in his hand. While the third...
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British Drama: An Historical Survey from the Beginnings to the Present Time

Allardyce Nicoll - 1925 - 486 pages
...He has risen from the grave." J The following translation is by EK Chambers (of. eit., ii, 14-15) : "While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...vested in an alb, enter as though to take part in the latenter sepulchri locum .ide.it, ibique manu tenens pnlmain quietus sedeat. Dumque tertium percelebratur...
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Chief Pre-Shakespearean Dramas: A Selection of Plays Illustrating ..., Volume 10

Joseph Quincy Adams - 1924 - 712 pages
...dicentes: Alleluia! resurrexit Dominus [hodie, Leofortis, Christus filius Dei. Deo gratias dicite, eta/] While the third lesson is being chanted, let four brethren vest themselves; of whom let one, vested in an alb, enter as if to take part in the service, and let him without being...
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The English Stage: A History of Drama and Performance

John L. Styan, Styan, John Louis Styan - 1996 - 432 pages
...relevant to the text above, with italics to draw attention to some of its advanced performance signals: While the third lesson is being chanted, let four...of these, vested in an alb, enter as though to take pan in the service [or: as if doing something else], and let him approach the sepulchre without attracting...
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