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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 Christ of English Poetry: Being the Hulsean Lectures

Charles William Stubbs - 1906 - 216 pages
...the Gospels. ... I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them as he follows the plough ; i that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." And you will find the same distinctive spirit shining forth again half a century later, when the polemics...
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The Story of the Bible

Eugene Stock - 1906 - 214 pages
...He said, " I desire that even the weakest woman should read the Gospels, and the Epistles of Paul. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows 1 The chapter divisions have always been attributed to Cardinal Hugo, but it has lately been ascertained...
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English Bible Versions: With Special Reference to the Vulgate, the Douay ...

Henry Barker - 1907 - 375 pages
...possible. I wish that even the weakest woman should read the Gospel—should read the Epistles of Paul. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." 20 Archdeacon JM Wilson in one of his "Clifton College Sermons," when summing up the evidence for the...
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Essays and Addresses

Richard Claverhouse Jebb - 1907 - 648 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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A History of the Reformation

Thomas Bayley Fox, Thomas Martin Lindsay - 1907 - 259 pages
...Erasmus desired that the weakest woman should be able to read the Gospels and the Epistles of St. Paul ; that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he followed the plough ; that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle ; and that the traveller...
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Warner's Synopsis of Books Ancient and Modern

Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, Charles Dudley Warner, George Henry Warner - 1910 - 604 pages
...understood. I long that the husbandman should sing portions rf 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 with their stories the tedium of his journey." It was in the same humanist...
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A History of the Reformation: The reformation in Switzerland, France, the ...

Thomas Martin Lindsay - 1910
...Erasmus desired that the weakest woman should be able to read the Gospels and the Epistles of St. Paul ; that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he followed the plough ; that the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle ; and that the traveller...
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The Continental Reformation in Germany, France and Switzerland from the ...

Alfred Plummer - 1912 - 217 pages
...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...beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey." Again and again Erasmus writes of the hearty reception which his New Testament received, even in quarters...
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The Recovery of the Ancient Orient

Robert William Rogers - 1912 - 61 pages
...covered. "I long," he said, "that the husbandman should sing 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 with them the weariness of his journey." When the Greek Testament began thus...
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The Light Within: A Study of the Holy Spirit

Charles Lewis Slattery - 1915 - 325 pages
...Saracens. I long that the husbandman should sing portions of them to himself as he follows the plough, and the weaver should hum them to the tune of his shuttle,...should beguile with their stories the tedium of his journey."1 This wish was to be quickly fulfilled. While the monks were explaining that the Latin Vulgate...
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