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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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Introductory Lectures on the Oxford Reformers, Colet, Erasmus, and More

William Hudson Shaw - 1893 - 83 pages
...I wish that even the weakest woman should read the Gospel should read the Epistles of St. Paul. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveler should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." Notwithstanding, he will...
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A Handbook of English History: Based on the Lectures of the Late M. J. Guest ...

Montague John Guest - 1894 - 614 pages
...learning and civilization, and we know what was thought of Turks and Saracens. "I long," he goes on, "that the husbandman should sing portions of them...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." 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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The Living Age ..., Volume 204

1895
...worked. " I wish that the weakest woman should read the Gospels, should read the Epistles of Panl. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...the traveller should beguile with their stories the tediousness of his journey." The world has its periods of eager expectation, like the beginning of...
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Neoplatonism

Charles Bigg - 1895 - 355 pages
...again, in the preface to his Paraphrases, spoke in a similar strain of the Bible and its contents. " I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...should hum them to the tune of his shuttle ; that the voyager should beguile with these stories the tedium of his journey." Stoic, Humanist, and Reformer...
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A School History of English Literature, Volume 1

Elizabeth Lee - 1896 - 206 pages
...that they might be read and understood not only by Scots and Irishmen, but also by Turks and Saracens. 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 Oxford Reformers John Colet, Erasmus, and Thomas More: Being a History ...

Frederic Seebohm - 1896 - 551 pages
...be ridiculed by many, but some would take them 4 to heart. I long that the husbandman should sing 4 portions of them to himself as he follows the plough,...that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his 4 shuttle, that the traveller should beguile with their CHAP. xi. Then turning more directly to the...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern, Volume 45

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...Scriptures: I wish these were translated into all languages, so that they might be read and understood. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plow, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveler should beguile...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: Synopses of books. General index

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1898
...Scriptures: I wish these were translated into all languages, so that they might be read and understood. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plow, that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle, that the traveler should beguile...
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Illustrated Notes on English Church History, Volume 2

Charles Arthur Lane - 1894
...Gospels should read the Epistles of Paul; and I wish that they were translated into all languages, so that . . . . the husbandman should sing portions of...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." This would seem a very natural wish in our day, but it was heresy when Erasmus penned it. Only he was...
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The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 1

Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes - 1902
...translated into every language, and given to all. " I long," he said, " 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." The Renaissance in Northern Europe 571 The more popular writings...
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