So even the regular church-going Victorians only did their duty on Sundays. A nice way to convey stillness – an empty church on a week-day.

‘It was as still as a church on a week-day.’

 

Source: Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (London: Bounty Books, 2012 (1847)), p. 566

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