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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 True and the Beautiful: In Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1859 - 452 pages
...purjoses, the pleasing of God. Hence George Herbert — * A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine ; Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and the action fine." We treat God with irreverence by banishing Him from our thoughts, not by referring...
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Sunday evenings with Sophia; or, Little talks on great subjects

Leonora G. BELL - 1859 - 144 pages
...tincture, FOB 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." And so even the youngest girl, if she acts on this principle of making the service...
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A golden year, and its lessons of labour, Volume 380

Golden year - 1859
...speaking of doing things for Christ's sake, says : — ' A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine : Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that and the action fine.' " " Even sweeping a room ! " exclaimed Gertrude ; " such a small, mean work ! I will...
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History of the Institution of the Sabbath Day: Its Uses and Abuses; with ...

William Logan Fisher - 1859 - 248 pages
...purposes, the pleasing of of God." Hence George Herbert, — "A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine ; Who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, Makes that and the action fine." Mozart, on being asked by Baron V — • — , as to his manner of composing, gave,...
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May Coverley, the young dressmaker

May Coverley (fict.name.) - 1860
...this 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 th' action fine." " Miss Davis listened with evident satisfaction ; and I am afraid that, notwithstanding the seriousness...
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The book for all ages; or, Stories of the green pastures where all may feed ...

Book - 1860 - 280 pages
...tincture (for Thy sake) Will not grow bright and clean. A servant with this clause Makes drudgery divine i 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 own Cannot for...
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An Essay on the Origin of Language: Based on Modern Researches, and ...

Frederic William Farrar - 1860 - 231 pages
...which actuated the Christian poet in the quaint lines — A servant in this cause Makes service half divine ; Who sweeps a room as for thy laws Makes that, and the action, fine. It is only in the fastidious conventionality of later ages that a false shame quenches...
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The Recreations of a Country Parson

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1861 - 442 pages
...to see: And, what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee. A servant with this clause, Makes drudgery divine: Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that, and the action, fine. We have all in our mind some abstracted and idealized picture of what the country...
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The Recreations of a Country Parson. Second Series

Recreations, Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd - 1861 - 382 pages
...to see: And, what I do in anything, To do it as for Thee. A servant with this clause, Makes drudgery divine: Who sweeps a room, as for Thy laws, Makes that, and the action, fine. 'We have all in our mind some abstracted and idealized picture of what the country...
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Hymns of the Church Militant

1862 - 640 pages
...partake : Nothing can be so mean, Which with this 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 the action fine. This is the famous stone That turneth all to gold For that which God doth touch and...
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