I must speak to her before Compline.
"Sword Blades and Poppy Seed" by Amy Lowell
After compline, talk; Fray Juan Perez, the good man, comfortable in his great chair before the fire.
"1492" by Mary Johnston
As, for instance, Prime, Tierce, Sexte, Nones, Matins, Angelus, High Mass, Vespers, Complines, etc.
"The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son" by The Earl of Chesterfield
Soon after Compline was over the nun had gone to Unorna's room, had knocked and had entered.
"The Witch of Prague" by F. Marion Crawford
The wonderful peace of the day's compline.
"The Cardinal's Snuff-Box" by Henry Harland
Nothing entered between Compline and Prime but a couple of bullock-carts and a cavalcade of merchants from Brescia.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
After compline came bed-time.
"The White Lady of Hazelwood" by Emily Sarah Holt
I will tell you the time this evening, after compline.
"En Route" by J.-K. (Joris-Karl) Huysmans
Generally students were required to attend matins (in summer at 3 a.m., winter at 4), mass, vespers and compline.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Just before the bell rang for compline, Mother Ada came in.
"In Convent Walls" by Emily Sarah Holt
Henceforth no more beneath the veils, Viaticum no more,
But Rest and Consummation upon the other Shore.
The bell was ringing Complin, the night began to fall;
They laid him in the ashes and waited for the call.
"Brevi Tempore Magnum Perfecit Opus" by Digby Mackworth Dolben
"Sister Radegonde knows the apples won't last,
I told her so this Friday past.
I must speak to her before Compline."
Her words were like dust motes in slanting sunshine.
The other nun sighed,
With her pleasure quite dried.
"The Book Of Hours Of Sister Clotilde" by Amy Lowell