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  • The rival of Athanasius was dear and sacred to the Arians, and the seeming conversion of those sectaries introduced his worship into the bosom of the Catholic church.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The chief god was Radegast Zuarasici, whose sanctuary at Rethra was the centre of his worship for the whole of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • Perhaps his worship of John Cadmus had made the victory seem rightful; the better man truly had won.

    Over the Edge

  • Seeking "the kingdom of God, and his righteousness," implies incessant care and diligence as to the means; that we make religion our business, and exercise ourselves in the duties of it, both in public and private, at proper times and seasons, with the same seriousness and application of mind as men do in their callings and professions, for the gaining of wealth and preferment; especially on the Lord's-day, which God hath taken to himself, and set apart for the duties of his worship and service.

    The Works of Dr. John Tillotson, Late Archbishop of Canterbury. Vol. 05.

  • That it was God's intendment to make, appoint, and dispose of all things so, that the solemnity of his worship might be very beautiful and glorious.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • In the duty itself is put forth no small part of the life, efficacy, and vigour of faith; and we come short of that enlargedness of spirit in dealing with God, and are straitened from walking in the breadth of his ways, which we are called unto, if we learn not ourselves to meet him with his worship in every way he is pleased to communicate himself unto us.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • Upon this reconciliation ensueth a twofold advantage or privilege; -- an access into the favour of God, who before was at enmity with them; and a new and more glorious way of approaching unto God in his worship than that shout which they were before at difference among themselves.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • One man makes his worship to consist in abstinence from flesh, another in pilgrimages, a third in sanctifyingcertain days by the use of sackcloth, or by other things of the same kind; and not to God only do they make their vows, but also admit any dead person they please into a participation of this honor.

    Commentary on Genesis - Volume 2

  • Danyers had written, at college, the prize essay on Rendle's poetry (it chanced to be the moment of the great man's death); he had fashioned the fugitive verse of his own storm-and-stress period on the forms which Rendle had first given to English metre; and when two years later the "Life and Letters" appeared, and the Silvia of the sonnets took substance as Mrs. A., he had included in his worship of Rendle the woman who had inspired not only such divine verse but such playful, tender, incomparable prose.

    The Muse's Tragedy

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