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" I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plough, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey. "
The Church of England: The medieval church - Page 458
by Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones - 1897
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The reformers, lectures delivered in St. James' church, Paisley, by ...

Reformers - 1885
...the first step. It may be that they might be ridiculed by many, but some would take them to heart. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." These words are not only interesting as showing the feeling with which Erasmus regarded the truth of...
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The Reformers: Lectures Delivered in St. James' Church, Paisley

1885 - 470 pages
...the first step. It may be that they might be ridiculed by many, but some would take them to heart. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that thu traveller should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." These words are not only...
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Studies in Modern Church History

Justin Almerin Smith - 1887 - 349 pages
...that they might be read and understood, not only by Scots and Irishmen, but by Turks and Saracens. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveler should beguile with them the tedium of his journey." It was a like burst of enthusiasm in...
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Monthly Packet

1888
...translated into their vulgar tongue. ... I wish that even the weakest woman should read the Gospels. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey.' This brings us some vay on towards the work of the Protestant reformers, and indeed it was on the Latin...
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Lectures on the History of England

Montague John Guest - 1888 - 582 pages
...learning and civilization, and we know what was thought of Turks and Saracen's. " I long," he goes on, " that the husbandman should sing portions of them to...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." 23. Colet, who after living a long time at Oxford was made Dean of St. Paul's, and who was a rich man,...
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Martin Luther and the Reformation in Germany: Until the Close of the Diet of ...

Charles Beard - 1889 - 468 pages
...the first step. It may be that they might be ridiculed by many, but some would take them to heart. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...the plough, that the weaver should hum them to the time of his shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey."...
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The English Reformation of the Sixteenth Century: With Chapters on Monastic ...

William Henry Beckett - 1890 - 312 pages
...theologians, or as though the strength of the Christian religion consisted in men's ignorance of it. ... I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey.' 2 An important sign of the times in their social and religions aspect is seen also in Sir Thomas More's...
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Erasmus

Richard Claverhouse Jebb - 1890 - 55 pages
...every language, and put into the hands of all. ' I long,' he says, ' that the husbandman should sing them to himself as he follows the plough, that the...his shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with them the weariness of his journey.' Then, as to interpretation, from the medieval expositors, the...
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Lectures on the History of England

Montague John Guest - 1891 - 582 pages
...and Saracens. " I long," he goes on, " that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself sa he follows the plough, that the weaver should hum...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." 23. Colet, who after living a long time at Oxford was made Dean of St. Paul's, and who was b rich man,...
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Erasmus, and Other Essays

Marcus Dods - 1891 - 376 pages
...the first step. It may be that they might be ridiculed by many, but some would take them to heart. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...plough, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of ~!^3 shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with these stories the tedium of his journey." And...
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