All the fragrance of Italy sleeps in the thurible of this Grand-Duke.
"At the Mercy of Tiberius" by August Evans Wilson
He would never swing the thurible before the tabernacle as priest.
"A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man" by James Joyce
THURIBLE, a censer suspended by chains and held in the hand by a priest during mass and other offices of the Romish Church.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Note the old thurible used as an alms box.
"Seaward Sussex" by Edric Holmes
Leading out of it is the ancient "calefactory," where the fire for the censers and thuribles was preserved.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Winchester" by Philip Walsingham Sergeant
Two other priests drew a silvern thurible upon wheels down the length of the temple and around each of its columns.
"Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity" by Alexandre Kuprin
They are pale with the pallor of ivories;
But they blush to the tips like a curled sea-shell:
What treasure, in kingly treasuries,
Of gold, and spice for the thurible,
Is sweet as her hands to hoard and tell?
"Ad Manus Puellae" by Ernest Christopher Dowson