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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. "
Notes and Queries - Página 379
1868
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 504 páginas
...very familiar proverb was current among his countrymen, viz. : Necessitatem in virtutem commutare. Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there. DR FOE. The True-Born Englishman. Part i. Line 1. God never had a church but there, men say The devil...
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Essays Critical and Imaginative, Volumen2

John Wilson - 1865 - 444 páginas
...on its own heart." Surely the winner will have the sense to order dinner at the Chapel Alehouse. " Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there." " In this " — quoth Mr Green, who, you know, Jonathan, was the most sober and industrious of God's...
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The Works of Philip Lindsley ...: Miscellaneous discourses and essays

Philip Lindsley - 1866 - 746 páginas
...Republic are destroyed, it will be by Romish priests." (Lafayette.) 27. "Ubi tres ibi Ecclesia." 28. " Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there." (De Foe.) 29. "0 fortunati, minium, sua si bona norint." ( Virgil.) 30. "Here lies he who never feared...
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Educational discourses

Philip Lindsley - 1866 - 742 páginas
...Republic are destroyed, it will be by Romish priests." (Lafayette.} 27. "Ubi tres ibi Ecclesia." 28. "Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there." (De Foe.} 29. "0 fortunati, nimium, sua si bona norint." ( Virgil.} 30. "Here lies he who never feared...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 752 páginas
...restored ; Light dies before thy uncreating word : Thy hand, great Anarch, lets the curtain fall ; Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil -always builds a chapel there : And 't will be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. Defoe, TB Eng. i. \ . CHABACTEB...
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Littell's Living Age, Volumen97

1868 - 850 páginas
...days when Pope and Uryden were our lawgivers. It is often really vigorous. The well-known verses, — Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there, — which begin the True-born Englishman, or the rually fine lines which occur in the Hymn to the Pillory,...
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All the Year Round, Volumen20

1868 - 608 páginas
...the wigwam like two unearthly eyes. Close to the chureh was a public gaminghouse, to justify Defoe's Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there. It was contemptuously tolerated by the French, on condition that no soldier of their nation should...
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The Novels and Miscellaneous Works of Daniel Defoe, Volumen5

Daniel Defoe - 1869 - 488 páginas
...hell : Speak, Satire, for there's none like thee can tell. VOL. v. THE TRUE-BORN ENGLISHMAN. PART 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 : For ever since he first...
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Episodes of Fiction, Or, Choice Stories from the Great Novelists, with ...

1869 - 330 páginas
...chiefly manifested by an unreasoning antipathy to foreigners. The opening lines are frequently quoted :" Wherever God erects a. house of prayer, The devil always builds a chapel there ; And 'twill he found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation." Couplets not less terse...
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A Collection of the Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and ...

Walter Keating Kelly - 1869 - 252 páginas
...some way to suppress it in its own time, and perhaps lives for it in history." 1 Defoe says : — " 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 proverb is found in...
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