|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|On Sundays, at the matin-chime,|
The Alpine peasants, two and three,
Climb up here to pray;
Burghers and dames, at summers prime,
Ride out to church from Chamberry,
Dight with mantles gay,
But else it is a lonely time
Round the Church of Brou.
Matthew ArnoldThe Church of Brou. II. St. 3.
|Thou art my single day, God lends to leaven|
What were all earth else, with a feel of heaven.
Robert BrowningPippa Passes. Sc. 1.
|Of all the days thats in the week,|
I dearly love but one day,
And thats the day that comes betwixt
A Saturday and Monday.
Henry CareySally in Our Alley.
|How still the morning of the hallowd day!|
Mute is the voice of rural labour, hushd
The ploughboys whistle, and the milkmaids song.
James GrahameThe Sabbath. Song.
|Gently on tiptoe Sunday creeps,|
Cheerfully from the stars he peeps,
Mortals are all asleep below,
None in the village hears him go;
Een chanticleer keeps very still,
For Sunday whispered, twas his will.
John Peter HebelSunday Morning.
|Sundaies observe: think when the bells do chime,|
Tis angels musick; therefore come not late.
HerbertTemple. The Church Porch. St. 65.
|The Sundaies of mans life,|
Thredded together on times string,
Make bracelets to adorn the wife
Of the eternal, glorious King.
On Sunday heavens gates stand ope;
Blessings are plentiful and rife.
More plentiful than hope.
HerbertTemple. The Church. Sunday.
|Now, really, this appears the common case|
Of putting too much Sabbath into Sunday
But what is your opinion, Mrs. Grundy?
HoodAn Open Question. St. 1.
|Day of the Lord, as all our days should be!|
LongfellowChristus. Pt. III. John Endicott. Act I. Sc. 2.
| The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the Sabbath.|
Mark. II. 27.
|So sang they, and the empyrean rung|
With Hallelujahs. Thus was Sabbath kept.
MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. VII. L. 632.
|For, bless the gude mon, gin he had his ain way,|
Hed na let a cat on the Sabbath say mew;
Nae birdie maun whistle, nae lambie maun play,
An Phbus himsel could na travel that day,
As hed find a new Joshua in Andie Agnew.
MooreSunday Ethics. St. 3.
|See Christians, Jews, one heavy sabbath keep,|
And all the western world believe and sleep.
PopeDunciad. Bk. III. L. 99.
|Een Sunday shines no Sabbath day to me.|
PopeEpistle to Dr. Arbuthnot. Prologue to the Satires. L. 12.
|The sabbaths of Eternity,|
One sabbath deep and wide.
TennysonSt. Agnes Eve. St. 3.