Turning to the east

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Turning to the east a practice for both clergy and laity during service, esp. while singing the creeds, the Gloria Patri, and the Gloria in Excelsis.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. east; Ger. ost; akin to Gr. ēōs, the dawn.

Usage

In literature:

A walk of about twenty miles brought me to another large town, {311c} situated on a river, where I again turned towards the east.
"The Romany Rye A Sequel to 'Lavengro'" by George Borrow
On the temple of the sun were the figures of three eagles, with their heads turned to the east.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
At last the warriors whom you saw took me from the others and turned to the east.
"The Border Watch" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The Earth turning upon itself in twenty-four hours from West to East, presents all its parts in succession to the Sun fixed in space.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
Instead of following in the direction of the morning before, the Spaniard turned to the East until they came near the foot of the range.
"Frontier Boys on the Coast" by Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
Turning to the east, Urashima beheld all the wealth of Spring.
"Edmund Dulac’s Fairy-Book" by Edmund Dulac
It fairly overwhelmed him, and he turned to the east, as one seeks shelter in the shadow from a too brilliant light.
"The Gentle Art of Cooking Wives" by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
Now proceed, turn not back to the town, but go straight on to the east.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
She crossed the Square and went through West Broadway to Bleecker Street and turned east on that busy and interesting thoroughfare.
"The Girl from Sunset Ranch" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Suddenly the black clouds in the east were tinted to a coppery color, which slowly turned to a dark green.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
The conversation next turned to our negotiation with Spain, and to her claims east of the Mississippi.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII" by Various
The stage mounted, turning over the long ascent to the crown of the east range.
"Mountain Blood" by Joseph Hergesheimer
The catechumens turned to the west in pronouncing this; then turning to the east they recited the creed.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
As you turn around to the left, to the east, you begin to see him: he rises.
"The Nursery, November 1877, Vol. XXII. No. 5" by Various
Here we turn to the east.
"The Young Alaskans on the Trail" by Emerson Hough
Then he came to the old turnpike road to Boston and he turned toward the east into the turnpike.
"The Sandman: His Sea Stories" by William J. Hopkins
The German attack, which was first arrayed against Nancy, turned more and more to the east.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
We keep well within the curve of the coast until the light grows in the east, then turn finally to the north.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
Then he turned to the east and, raising his arms above his head, gave a terrible cry.
"The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure" by Rex Beach
He walked east on Addison avenue to Ashland, and then turned south on the east sidewalk.
"The Crime of the Century" by Henry M. Hunt
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In poetry:

The flowers all wash their faces fair
With the dews of the smiling morn,
Then turn to greet the god of the air
As his light in the east is born.
"Morning Flowers" by Jared Barhite
I looked to the East, but I saw no star;
The face of my White Chief was turned away.
I harked for his footsteps in vain; afar
His bark sailed over the Sunrise-sea.
"Winona - Death Of Winona" by Hanford Lennox Gordon
FROM the squat tavern laughing to the east
He turned; within the murmuring babble
ceas'd;
And red wine split on scattered roses there
Exhaled the waning glory of the feast.
"Omar Dead" by E J Rupert Atkinson
Love, to the east are thine eyes turned as mine,
In patient watching for the night’s decline?
And hast thou noted this grey widening line?
Can any darkness keep us long alone?
"The Two Sides Of The River" by William Morris
I want to remember it all — like some fellow hauling his chest out
For a spell of sailor’s pleasure in the South-East Trade,
Turning his gear, his bottled ships and the rest out,
Calling to mind how he got them or when they were made.
"Sailor’s Pleasure" by Cicely Fox Smith
This is the order of the music of the morning: —
First, from the far East comes but a crooning.
The crooning turns to a sunrise singing.
Hark to the calm -horn, balm -horn, psalm -horn.
Hark to the faint -horn, quaint -horn, saint -horn. . . .
"The Santa-Fe Trail (A Humoresque)" by Vachel Lindsay

In news:

Here are directions to the Charlestown Volleyball Sectional where the Mitchell Bluejackets will play host CharlestownThursday at 6 p.m. Take Hwy 60 east to Hamburg and turn left a.
How tough will the Big East Conference turn out to be this season.
A Derry Township couple bought the East Main Street eatery with plans to turn it into a sports lounge and bar.
A man purported to be hanging by the neck from the Howrey law offices next to the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto Saturday turned out to be a dummy.
In competitive contests from East to West, the race for the Senate has turned out to be tight, expensive and slippery.
In the aftermath of Barack Obama's triumphant tour of the Middle East and Europe, the media worm is beginning to turn on the Illinois Senator.
The accident occurred as several vehicles were traveling east on state Rt 443 when one vehicle stopped to make a left turn into Aldi's.
Detroit City Council has given the OK to turn some vacant lots on the city's east side into farmland.
Unless something is done soon, a century-old temple in the East Village may turn to dust.
After the crash , Newton continued to drive east on State Road 16 and turned north onto US 1.
Putin's Ambitions Turn to the Far East .
Detroit City Council has given the OK to turn some vacant lots on the city's east side into farmland .
Turning to the Middle East.
EAST LONGMEADOW — With economies on the downslide all over the globe, one East Longmeadow native was able to be part of a project to turn around rising unemployment rates in Ireland.
Tonight some churchgoers in the East are turning to their faith after a fire destroyed their renovated church building.
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In science:

Figure 2: A crossroads with a vehicle driving forward, turning left and driving forward with an initial direction to the East.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
Turn: The first vehicle starts heading to the East, then turns to the Left.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
Begin by walking east from (1, n) 2) At a blue vertex, turn south and continue walking 3) At a green vertex, turn eash and continue walking 4) End at (n, 1) Rotate the path P ′ by π/4 radians counter-clockwise to obtain a Dyck path P .
Expected Patterns in Permutation Classes
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