- White T-shirts, white jeans, white ponchos, even white surplices stood out in the hot July sun.
- However, it doesn't match any of the new surplices that have been bought, which go down to about knee level, so I'll not be allowed to wear it in future - at least, not when I'm singing with the rest of my choir.
- This was about the clerk of that parish, whose wife used to wash the parson's surplices.
- A piano was played, hymns were sung, we all duly recited the confession, creeds and responses, and the curate ascended the pulpit with surplice flowing.
- Powerful lights made their white surplices glow like neon, and the pulpitted priest seemed to be borne aloft on a cloud of pure radiance.
- ‘If they were presented in ruffs and surplices,’ Stainer contends, ‘it might alienate people.’
- He became a canon of Salisbury in 1563, but objected to the use of the surplice and to contributing to the repairs of the cathedral.
- Once I had stuffed myself behind the wheel with my surplice billowing around me like a collapsed parachute, I switched into passive mode.
- History will be made that weekend when the standard of the order will be raised in the town by the local Knights, who wear a surplice with the cross emblem.
- Stretching along each side are lines of choirboys and girls in bright surplices, holding flags and honey-scented tapers.