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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 Crown of the Year: Gardening with God in Eastertide and Summer

Jane Mossendew - 2005 - 248 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 the action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold; For that which God doth touch and...
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Public Life and the Place of the Church: Reflections to Honour the Bishop of ...

Richard Harries, Michael W. Brierley - 2006 - 236 pages
...partake: Nothing can be so mean, Which with his tincture (for thy sake) 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. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold: For that which God doth touch and...
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Essays in the Economic and Social History of Tudor and Stuart England

F. J. Fisher - 2006 - 248 pages
...degrading according to the spirit in which it was done. 'A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and the action fine' .* The enthusiasm with which English Puritan preachers took up this point shows that...
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The Book of Hymns: A Fresh Anthology of Favourite Hymns

Martin Manser - 2006 - 288 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 the action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold; For that which God doth touch and...
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The English Poems of George Herbert

George Herbert, Helen Wilcox - 2007 - 740 pages
...partake: Nothing can be so mean, 15 Which with his tincture (for thy sake) Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgerie divine: Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, 20 Makes that and th' action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold: For that which...
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Notes of Conversations, 1848-1875

Amos Bronson Alcott - 2007 - 286 pages
...all corrections are in ink. 3. This is a misquotation from George Herbert's poem "The Elixir" (1633): "Who sweeps a room as for Thy Laws / Makes that and th' action fine." 4. In the ms. the word "idolaters" is written and canceled before "idealists." 5. This is probably...
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Management Practices in High-Tech Environments

Jemielniak, Dariusz, Kociatkiewicz, Jerzy - 2008 - 428 pages
...the work of the Anglican clergyman and poet George Herbert: A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine; Who sweeps a room as for Thy laws Makes that and th 'action fine. (Herbert, 1982) In the post-war period the work element of the Protestant Ethic persisted but "consumption...
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