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15 Sabbath Quotes

Day of the Lord, as all our days should be!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Christus (pt. III, John Endicott, act I, sc. 2)

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See Christians, Jews, one heavy sabbath keep, And all the western world believe and sleep.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: The Dunciad (bk. III, l. 99)

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And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath: Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.

Bible Quotes , Source: Mark (ch. II, v. 27-28)

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On Sundays, at the matin-chime, The Alpine peasants, two and three, Climb up here to pray; Burghers and dames, at summer's prime, Ride out to church from Chamberry, Dight with mantles gay, But else it is a lonely time Round the Church of Brou.

Matthew Arnold Quotes , Source: The Church of Brou (II, st. 3)

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Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Pippa Passes (sc. 1)

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Of all the days that's in the week, I dearly love but one day, And that's the day that comes betwixt A Saturday and Monday.

Henry Carey Quotes , Source: Sally in Our Alley

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How still the morning of the hallow'd day! Mute is the voice of rural labour, hush'd The ploughboy's whistle, and the milkmaid's song.

James Grahame (2) Quotes , Source: The Sabbath--Song

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Gently on tiptoe Sunday creeps, Cheerfully from the stars he peeps, Mortals are all asleep below, None in the village hears him go; E'en chanticleer keeps very still, For Sunday whispered, 'twas his will.

John Peter Hebel Quotes , Source: Sunday Morning

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Sundaies observe: think when the bells do chime, 'Tis angel's musick; therefore come not late.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Temple--The Church Porch (st. 65)

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The Sundaies of man's life, Thredded together on time's string, Make bracelets to adorn the wife Of the eternal, glorious King. On Sunday heaven's gates stand ope; Blessings are plentiful and rife. More plentiful than hope.

George Herbert Quotes , Source: Temple--The Church--Sunday

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Now, really, this appears the common case Of putting too much Sabbath into Sunday-- But what is your opinion, Mrs. Grundy?

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: An Open Question (st. 1)

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So sang they, and the empyrean rung With Hallelujahs. Thus was Sabbath kept.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. VII, l. 632)

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For, bless the gude mon, gin he had his ain way, He's na let a cat on the Sabbath say "mew;" Nae birdie maun whistle, nae lambie maun play, An' Phoebus himsel' could na travel that day, As he'd find a new Joshua in Andie Agnew.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Sunday Ethics (st. 3)

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E'en Sunday shines no Sabbath day to me.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot--Prologue to the Satires (l. 12)

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The sabbaths of Eternity. One sabbath deep and wide.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: St. Agnes' Eve (st. 3)

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