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" A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and th "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series - Page 409
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
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The Study of Anglicanism

John E. Booty, Stephen Sykes, Jonathan Knight - 1998 - 517 pages
...my God and King, In all things thee to see, And what I do in any thing, To do it as for thee [...] A servant with this clause Makes drudgerie divine;...room, as for thy laws, Makes that and th' action fine. Jeremy Taylor's The Rule and Exercise of Holy Living (1650 may be con-sidered the paradigmatic Anglican...
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The Study of Anglicanism

John E. Booty, Stephen Sykes, Jonathan Knight - 1998 - 517 pages
...my God and King, In all things thee to see, And what I do in any thing, To do it as for thee [. . .] A servant with this clause Makes drudgerie divine;...room, as for thy laws, Makes that and th' action fine. Jeremy Taylor's The Rule and Exercise of Holy Living (1650 may be considered the paradigmatic Anglican...
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Heart-work: George Herbert and the Protestant Ethic

Cristina Malcolmson - 1999 - 297 pages
...partake: Nothing can be so mean, Which with his tincture (for thy sake) 15 Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgerie divine:...Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and th'action fine. 20 This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold: For that which God doth touch...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 pages
...it pass, And then the heaven espy. The Elixir' (1633) 14 A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine: Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws Makes that and th' action line. 'The Elixir' (i 633) 15 Oh that I were an orange-tree, That busy plant! Then I should ever laden...
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Bearing Fruit in Due Season: Feminist Hermeneutics and the Bible in Worship

Elizabeth J. Smith - 1999 - 248 pages
...tincture, "For thy sake," will not grow bright and clean. 4 A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine: who sweeps a room, as for thy laws makes that and the action fine. 5 This is the famous stone that turneth all to gold: for that which God doth touch...
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A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture

Michael Hattaway - 2002 - 786 pages
...his rincture (for thy sake) Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine: Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and th' acrion fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold: For that which God doth touch and own...
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Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Song of Songs

Ellen F. Davis - 2000 - 306 pages
...tincture, "for thy sake," will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine: who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and die action fine. This is the famous stone that turneth all to gold; that which God doth touch and own...
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Religion and the Rise of Modern Science

Reijer Hooykaas - 2000 - 162 pages
...in his well-known poem Elixir, teaching that the clause 'For Thy sake', makes a servant's drudgery divine: 'Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws, makes that and the action fine'. The wedding service of the Netherlands' Reformed Churches speaks of the 'divine calling'...
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Early Polemical Writings

Robert L. Perkins - 1999 - 200 pages
...5:48; and George Herbert, The Elixir, 5: "A servant with this clause [namely, in all things God to see] Makes drudgerie divine: Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and th' action fine." 24William Blake: "He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars ... & every Minute...
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Orestes and Other Plays

Euripides, James Morwood - 2001 - 219 pages
...the toil fair, compare, from George Herbert's The Elixir. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws Makes that and th' action fine. 153-4 Aha! Here they come now!: 'it is early morning: so the birds are beginning to come' (Ion, ed....
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