frankincense in a sentence

Example sentences for frankincense

After breakfast they have water to wash themselves, while their apartments are perfumed with frankincense and lime juice.
But the piecemeal efforts to revive ancient trades in frankincense, henna and hides do not begin to make up for livestock.
The hostess throws a little frankincense on the coals to produce a heady odor.
Frankincense is an aromatic resin used in perfumes and incense.
Aromatic woods-frankincense and myrrh-from a small and diminishing forest also contribute to the country's exports.

Famous quotes containing the word frankincense

The drama's altar isn't on the stage: it is candle-sticked and flowered in the box office. There is the gold, though the... more
The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankince... more
O women, kneeling by your altar-rails long hence, When songs I wove for my beloved hide the prayer, And smoke from this ... more
Copyright ©  2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help