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" Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. "
A Record of the Boston Stage - Page 423
by William Warland Clapp - 1853 - 479 pages
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The Union Magazine, and Imperial Register ..., Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1801
...shall arrive there first. The alehouse near the kirk (which is never wanting, for " Where'er the Lord erects a house of prayer, " The Devil always builds a chapel there," receives the joyful guests, who cheer their spirits with a hearty glass- before the performance of...
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The history and antiquities of dissenting churches and meeting ..., Volume 2

Walter Wilson - Dissenters, Religious - 1809
...Haldane, very forcibly brings to our recollection some lines written by the celebrated Daniel De Foe; , Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there, And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.' • The True Bern...
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The Tourist's New Guide: Containing a Description of the Lakes ..., Volume 1

William Green (of Ambleside.) - Lake District (England) - 1819
...near Seathwaite chapel. An ale house near a chapel generally brings to the mind of the writer that couplet " Wherever God erects a house of prayer, " The Devil always builds a chapel there." In this Mr. Daniel is not quite correct; such houses, particularly in thinly inhabited countries, are...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County of ...

Eneas Mackenzie - Berwick-upon-Tweed (England) - 1825
...weddingers mostly ride, and at the alehouse near the church (which is never wanting, for " Where'er the Lord erects a house of prayer, " The Devil always builds a chapel there,") they cheer their spirits with a hearty glass before the performance of the ceremony. An ancient but...
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The miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...been formed on that of Hall, Oldham, and the elder satirists. The first verses are well known : .» Wherever God erects a House of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be fonnd upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. The author's first...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. ...: Biographical ...

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1827
...have been formed on that of Hall, Oldham, and the elder satirists. The first verses are well known : Wherever God erects a House of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. The author's first...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...unlimited command of homely and forcible language. The opening lines of this satire have often quoted : and to the prize aspired. ; And 'i \viil be fouud upon examination, The latter has the Jargest congregation. Varions political...
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a ..., Volume 1

Walter Wilson - Authors, English - 1830
...greater than they can pretend to."f The poem opens with some lines which have passed into a proverb: " Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation." The object of the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Times of Daniel De Foe: Containing a ..., Volume 1

Walter Wilson - Authors, English - 1830
...have passed into a proverb : • True-Born Englishman. Preface. t t Explanatory Pref. Works, vol. i. " Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation." The object of the...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Biographical memoirs of eminent ...

Sir Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1834
...been formed on that of Hall, Oldham, and the elder satirists. The first verses are well known :— " Wherever God erects a House of prayer. The Devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation." The author's first...
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