In the Chinese temple, or joss-house, the last devotee had departed.
But the Professor entered it reverently, as if it were the joss-house of hope.
They were just passing a joss-house, or temple, when something attracted attention lying upon the steps leading to the entrance.
The joss-house, where they held their religious services, was a chamber opening out upon an upper balcony.
"You'll be taking up a collection for a joss-house down in the Chinamen's camp next," said Tom Hall in conclusion.
I may mention incidentally that the caretaker of the joss-house was a strong, healthy, powerful man.
However, I'm afraid I'm detaining you from the function of your joss-house.
Temple (or joss-house) Hill, which commands the town and harbour close to the beach, is 122 ft. high.
The joss-house is hard by, heavy with incense, packed with quaint carvings and the paraphernalia of a foreign ceremonial.
Close by was the sailors' joss-house, containing the deity of the sea with her two attendants, each with a red scarf.