As to its style, the Christian year is calm and grave in tone, and subdued in colour, as beseems its subjects and sentiments.
What the Christian year was in religion to us Scott was in history.
The plan is exceedingly good; the seasons of the Christian year are admirably marked by suitable contemplations.
The festivals of the Christian year also affected the older observances.
She wore a cross and beads round her neck as her only ornament, and knew the Christian year by heart.
The Moslem religious year consists of twelve lunar months, and is eleven days shorter than the Christian year.
The Christian year, upon which his literary position must mainly rest, was published anonymously in 1827.
It was in 1827, a few years after he settled at Fairford, that he published the Christian year.
In the Christian year one perceives an influence which Newman strongly felt.
But it is by the Christian year that he won the ear of the religious world.