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" He has often told me, that at his coming to his estate he found his parishioners very irregular; and that in order to make them kneel and join in the responses, he gave every one of them a hassock and a common-prayer book: and at the same time employed... "
Godey's Magazine - Page 97
1843
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...value themfelves, and indeed out-do moft of the Country Churches that I have ever heard. AS Sir R o GER is Landlord to the whole Congregation, he keeps them in very good Order, and will funer no JJody to fleep in it befides himfelf ; for if by Chance he has been furprized into a Ihort...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1739
...in the Tunes of the JPfklms ; upon which they now very much value themielves, and indeed out-do moft of the Country Churches that I have ever heard. AS...Congregation, he keeps them in very good Order, and will fufFer no Body to lleep in it befides himfelf ; for if by chance he has been furprifed into a fhort...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...gave every one of them a hassock and a common-prayerbook : and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...gave every one of them a hassock and a common-prayerbook : and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...gave every one of them a hassock and a common-prayer book : and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...and a common- prayer book ; and at fhe sariis time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goc.< about the country for that purpose, to instruct them...value themselves, and indeed outdo most of the country churehes that I have ever heard. As sir Roger is landlord to the whole congregation, be keeps them...
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The British Essayists, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...gave every one of them a hassock and a common-prayer-book : and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, aud will suffer nobody to sleep in it besides himself; forif by chance he has been surprised into a...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...gave every one of them a hassoc and a common-prayer-book ; and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...gave every one of them a hassoc and a common-prayer-book ; and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...jive every one of them a hassock and a commonprayer book : and at the same time employed an itinerant singing-master, who goes about the country for that...the country churches that I have ever heard. As Sir Uoger is landlord to the whole congre gation, he keeps them in very good order, and Srill suffer nobody...
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