Or left our church, in spite of solemn 'cAves,' To score off sins by rosaries and Aves!
But if we get on his trail and it looks like Aves Im for it.
It is of ivory; there are ten knobs or bosses for the Aves, and an eleventh of larger size and different form, for the Pater.
"They do say 'Aves' in plenty, for all the good they do us," grumbled one.
He sank on his knees on the clay, and said over breathlessly all the Aves he could think of in his awe.
He must say three paters and three Aves off; if he cannot, some one must say them for him.
In the lower Vertebrata it is directed forwards, but in Mammalia, and to some extent in Aves, it is directed backwards.
But I said my Aves and paters to our Blessed Lady most dutifully.
It was ridiculous to sit astride a bough and say Paternosters and Aves.
I will say two Paters and two Aves for you in my prayers to-night.