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" And when one of the company told him he had disparaged himself by so dirty an employment, his answer was that the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight ; and that the omission of it would have upbraided and made discord in his... "
The remains of ... George Herbert - Page lxiii
by George Herbert - 1841
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THE PENNY SUNDAY READER

J. G. F - 1839 - 430 pages
...of it would have made discord in my conscience whensoever I should pass by that place ; for if I am bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure that I am bound to practise what I pray for; and though I do not wish for the like occasion every day, yet, let me...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840 - 1078 pages
...by so dirty an employment," his answer "as, " that the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it would...that place ; for if I be bound to pray for all that are in distress, I am sure that I am bound, as far as is in D?J power, to practise that I pray for....
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The Temple: And the Country Parson

George Herbert - Christian poetry, English - 1842 - 400 pages
...dirty an employment ;" his answer was — " That the thought of what he had done, would prove music to him at midnight; and that the omission of it, would...that be in distress, I am. sure that I am bound so tar as it is in my power to practise what I pray for. And though I do not wish for the like occasion...
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Poems

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1842 - 276 pages
...so mean an employment.' But his answer was that, the thought of what he had done, would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it would have made discord in his conscience, whenever he should pass that place. 'For if,' said he, 'I ar» bound...
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A present for young churchmen

Present - Christian literature - 1843 - 236 pages
...dirty an employment ;'' to which he answered, " that the thoughts of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it would...conscience whensoever he should pass by that place ; for," added he, " if I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure that I am bound, so far as...
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Memoirs of Eminent Englishwomen, Volume 1

Louisa Stuart Costello - Great Britain - 1844 - 444 pages
...beneath his dignity ; his reply was : — " That the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight ; and that the omission of it would...conscience, whensoever he should pass by that place. For," said he, " if I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure that I am bound, so far as...
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The Churchman's Magazine and Village Churchman for the Year of Our Lord ...

Religion - 1844 - 484 pages
...when he reflected upon an act of kindness— "that the thought of what he had done would prove music to him at midnight; and that the omission of it would...have upbraided and made discord in his conscience." Like him, he would praise God for this occasion of comforting a sad soul, and showing mercy. While...
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Historical Collections Relating to Remarkable Periods of the Success of the ...

Christianity - 1845 - 614 pages
...employment," his answer was, " That the thought of what he had done, would prove music to him at midnight; and the omission of it, would have upbraided and made...discord in his conscience, whensoever he should pass by the place." He was most happy in his wife's unforced compliance with his acls of charity, whom he made...
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Prose

George Herbert - 1846 - 442 pages
...omijjion of it 'would have upbraided and made difcord in his Confcience, ivhenfoever he Jliould pafs by that place : For if I be bound to pray for all that be in diftrefs, I am fure that I am bound, fo far as it is in my power, to praStife what I pray for. And...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 228 pages
...himself by so mean an employment," his answer was, that " he thought what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it would have made discord in his conscience, whenever he should pass by that place. For if," said he, " I am bound...
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