|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Hail, Sabbath! thee I hail, the poor mans day.|
Grahame.The Sabbath, Line 40.
|Sprung from a father who the Sabbath fears.|
Juvenal.Translated by Gifford, Sat. XIV. Line 96. (Dr. Ramage, 3.)
|The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.|
St. Mark, Chap. ii. Ver. 27. (Our Lord to the Pharisees.)
|How still the morning of the hallowd day!|
Mute is the voice of rural labour, hushd
The ploughboys whistle, and the milkmaids song.
Grahame.The Sabbath, Line 1.
|No place is sacred, not the church is free,|
Een Sunday shines no Sabbath-day to me.
Pope.Prol. to Sat. Line 11.
|O Italy!thy Sabbaths will be soon|
Our Sabbaths, closed with mummery and buffoon;
Preaching and pranks will share the motley scene,
Ours parcelld out, as thine have ever been,
Gods worship and the mountebank between.
Cowper.The Progress of Error, Line 152.
|Oh, servile Italy! abode of woe!|
Bark without pilot in a stormy sky!
Queen once of fair domainsnow fallen low!
Dante.Purgatorio, Canto VI. Line 76. (Wrights Transl.)
|Restore to God his due in tithe and time:|
A tithe purloind cankers the whole estate.
Sundays observe: think, when the bells do chime,
Tis angels music; therefore come not late.
Herbert.The Temple, Verse 65.
|Students of every age and kind, beware of secular study on the Lords day.|
Professor Miller.Of Edinburgh.