vesper held it in his hand for a minute, then he silently put it in his pocket.
Ah, that is the vesper bell, as they call it—the unclean beasts that they are!
So after the vesper meal was eaten, the lady departed to her own chamber, leaving the knight in much ease and content.
Perhaps you have also heard of the losses of my son Percival at the vesper Club.
Then his nervous hands flung it down, and vesper, leaning over, politely asked if he would lend it to him.
At the vesper Club, always up-to-date, the ball was of platinum, not of ivory.
vesper stared at Agapit, and seeing that he was determined not to leave the room, he turned his back squarely on him.
The vesper custom I saw for myself every time I took an evening drive.
Olaf loved the birds, and the cheer of their vesper song and bedtime twitter comforted Alan.
Illustrated by vesper L. George, and by numerous photographs.
late 14c., "the evening star," from Old French vespre, from Latin vesper (masc.), vespera (fem.) "evening star, evening, west," related to Greek hesperos, and ultimately from PIE *wespero- (cf. Old Church Slavonic večeru, Lithuanian vakaras, Welsh ucher, Old Irish fescor "evening"), from root *we- "down" (cf. Sanskrit avah "down, downward"). Meaning "evening" is attested from c.1600.
Vespers "sixth canonical hour" is attested from 1610s, from plural of Latin vespera "evening;" the native name was evensong (Old English æfen-sang).