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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
This hour they worship, and the next blaspheme.
        Dr. Garth.—The Dispensary, Canto III. Line 42.
With my body I thee worship.
        Prayer Book.—Matrimony.
  [The word worship, here means “honor;” with my body I thee honour.—See Dr. Trench on this phrase in his “English Past and Present,” Lecture 4.]  3
The servant therefore fell down and worshipped him.
        St. Matthew, chap. xviii. ver. 26.
  [Here also the servant honoured his master and besought him to have patience with him and he would pay the debt; a very different thing indeed from paying adoration to him.]  5

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