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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 Way to Win: Showing how to Succeed in Life

John Thomas Dale - Conduct of life - 1887 - 650 pages
...omission of that deed would have upbraided me, and made discord in my conscience whenever I should again pass by that place; for if I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure I am bound, as far as it is in my power, to practice what I pray for. I would not willingly pass one...
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The Cambrian, Volumes 10-11

Welsh - 1890 - 830 pages
...employment, his answer was, that the thought of what he had done would prove musick to him at midnight, and the omission of it would have upbraided and made discord...bound to pray for all that be in distress I am sure 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...
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Shaker, Volumes 20-21

1890 - 648 pages
...himself by so mean an employment. His answer was ; he thought that what he had done would prove music to him at midnight, and that the omission of it, would have made discords in his conscience whenever he should pass by that place. We all have it in our power...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 18

American fiction - 1910 - 562 pages
...and dirty, at the meeting of the club, what an answer was that which he gave to a disgusted member: "If I be bound to pray for all that be in distress, I am sure that I am bound to practise what I pray for." Again, as he went along that same ancient Salisbury road, he met a country...
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With Friend and Book: In the Study and the Fields

John Rogers Rees - American literature - 1892 - 192 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 him and made discord to his conscience whensoever he should pass by that place ; for if I be bound...
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Songs of Happy Life: For Schools, Homes, and Bands of Mercy

School songbooks - 1897 - 200 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...conscience, whensoever he should pass by that place." 34. Music. "Ringthe Bells of Mercy," page 81. 35. " Beautiful lives are those that bless Silent rivers...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 7

Richard Garnett - Literature - 1899 - 578 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...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 Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - 1825 - 536 pages
...himself by so dirty an employment, his answer was, That he 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 A.Goper S-.A . Pill* C.RoIU.Sealjt T, OND ON. d V John Major. 50, Fleet Streel. May, 15^ 16ZS. his...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Elizabeth Godfrey - Great Britain - 1904 - 350 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...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...
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Social Life Under the Stuarts

Elizabeth Godfrey - Great Britain - 1904 - 362 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 have ' " upbraided and madediscord in his conscience, whensoever ' " he should pass by that place : for if I be bound to pray...
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