The Anglican lay reader is everywhere a feature of colonial church life.
A popular style has been adopted in order to appeal to the lay reader.
Even with her eyes closely bandaged Flame could see perfectly clearly that the lay reader was really quite troubled.
The lay reader must observe that Sloane is talking of the 'civil law.'
Obediently the lay reader raked the parlor book-cases for "plump-upable" books.
For the lay reader the following brief description may be useful.
It was no mere grammatical form of speech but a real query in the lay reader's mind.
Waking at Dawn two single thoughts consumed her,—the lay reader, and the humpiest of the express packages downstairs.
No one but "Bertrand the lay reader" drove a buggy with red wheels!
Then "Bertrand the lay reader" relaxed in an indisputably genuine gasp of astonishment.