No fame of them the world permits to be; Misericord and Justice both disdain them.
"Divine Comedy, Longfellow's Translation, Hell" by Dante Alighieri
Misericorde, there goes the tinkle already.
"The Cloister and the Hearth" by Charles Reade
But he would not till with Lucas's own misericorde he had given him coup de grace.
"Helmet of Navarre" by Bertha Runkle
These misericords, as they are called, were usually curiously, even grotesquely carved.
"Life in a Mediæval City" by Edwin Benson
The misericords of Bishop Bruere have been placed beneath the seats.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Exeter" by Percy Addleshaw
The hinged seats, known as misereres or misericordes, were constructed to keep the monks from falling asleep while at prayers.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Carlisle" by C. King Eley
HOW I CAUGHT THE MISERICORDE.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
In the majority of the misericordes the carving, originally fanciful, has suffered at the hands of bigots.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury" by H. J. L. J. Massé
Many of the misericordes indeed are no doubt taken from the stone-work outside.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Of the old woodwork the MISERICORDS have alone escaped destruction.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells" by Percy Dearmer