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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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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 478 pages
...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 iu his conscience whensoever he should pass by that place : for, if I be bound to pray for all that...
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The Bodley Books: The Bodleys on wheels and The Bodleys afoot

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1879 - 446 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...sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for. And though I do not wish for the like occasion every day, yet, let me tell...
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The Bodleys Afoot

Horace Elisha Scudder - Animals - 1880 - 220 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...sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for. And though I do not wish for the like occasion every day, yet, let me tell...
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the home visitor and district companion an illustrated magazine

rev. p. b. power, m.a. - 1880 - 588 pages
...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...sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for; and I would not willingly pass one day of my life without comforting a sad...
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The Bodleys Afoot

Horace Elisha Scudder - Animals - 1880 - 222 pages
...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...sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for. And though I do not wish for the like occasion every day, yet, let me tell...
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The Story of the Notable Prayers of Christian History

Hezekiah Butterworth - Prayers - 1880 - 330 pages
...omission of that deed would have upbraided and made discord in my conscience whenever I should again pass by that place; for, if I be bound to pray for...it is in my power, to practise what I pray for. And let me tell you, I would not willingly pass one day of my life without comforting a sad soul, or showing...
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Voices for the Speechless: Selections for Schools and Private Reading

Education - 1883 - 270 pages
...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...be in distress, I am sure that I am bound, so far at it is in my power, to practise what I pray for. And though I do not wish for a like occasion every...
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Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1884 - 536 pages
...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...sure that I am bound, so far as it is in my power, to prac1 Dr. Arthur Lake, a native of Southampton, educated at Winchester School, and New College, Oxford...
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The Poems of George Herbert: To which are Added Selections from His Prose ...

George Herbert - Literature - 1885 - 370 pages
...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...distress, I am sure that I am bound, so far as it is iu my power, to practise what I pray for. And though I Jo not wish for the like occasion every day,...
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A Homiletic Encyclopaedia of Illustrations in Theology and Morals. ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - Homiletical illustrations - 1885 - 908 pages
...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 upraided and made discord in his conscience, whensoever he should pass by that place ; for if I be...
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