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" May], and daily read lessons to us his disciples, and whatever remained of the day, he spent in singing psalms ; he also passed all the night awake, in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep prevented it; in which case he no sooner awoke than he presently... "
The Complete Works of Venerable Bede: Life, poems, letters, etc - Page lxxx
by Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1843
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The baptist Magazine

1877
...awake in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep prevented it ; in which case he no sooner woke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. Oh, truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the Apostle, " It is a dreadful thing to...
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Sketches of Durham: Being an Attempt to Indicate to the Stranger Some of the ...

George Ornsby - 1846 - 258 pages
...thanks to Almighty God every day and night, nay, every hour, till the day of our Lord's Ascension, and daily read lessons to us his disciples, and whatever...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. O truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the Apostle, It is dreadful to fall into the...
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Lives of eminent Anglo-Saxons, illustrating the dawn of Christianity ..., Part 1

Anglo-Saxons - 1850
...which case he no sooner awoke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to givo thanks to God with uplifted hands. I declare with...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. " Oh, truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the apostle, ' It is dreadful to fall into...
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The Evening of Life: Or, Meditations and Devotions for the Aged

William Edward Heygate - 1856
...every day and night, nay, every hour, till the day of our LORD'S Ascension, that is, the twenty-sixth of May, and daily read lessons to us, his disciples...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living GOD. " O truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of S. Paul the Apostle, ' It is dreadful to fall into...
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Cheering words, Volume 9

1859 - 748 pages
...psalms ; he also passed all the night awake, in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep preventeait, in which case he no sooner awoke than he presently...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. O truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the Apostle, ' It is dreadful to fall into...
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Stories for every Sunday in the Christian Year. By S. W. [i.e. S. Warren].

Susanna WARREN - 1862 - 296 pages
...exercises, giving thanks to God with uplifted hands. Of a truth, I declare I never saw with my eyes, or heard with my ears, any man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God." Looking forward to Ascension Day, Bede used to repeat a prayer much resembling our Collect for the...
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Sketches of Christian life in England in the olden time, by the author of ...

Elizabeth Charles - 1864 - 474 pages
...awake in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep prevented it ; in which case he no sooner woke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. " ' O truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the apostle, " It is a dreadful thing to...
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The Early Dawn: Or, Sketches of Christian Life in England in the Olden Time

Elizabeth Rundle Charles, Henry Boynton Smith - 1864 - 397 pages
...and ceased not to give thanks to God with uplifted hands. I declare with truth that I have never 9* seen with my eyes, nor heard with my ears, any man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. " ' 0 truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the apostle, " It is a dreadful thing to...
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The Methodist quarterly, Volume 1

1867 - 422 pages
...Almighty God every day and night, nay, every hour, till the day of our Lord's ascension, that is, the 26th of May, and daily read lessons to us his disciples,...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. " 0 truly happy man ! He chanted the sentence of St. Paul the apostle, ' It is dreadful to fall into...
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English Writers. V.1, Pts. 1-2; 2, Pt.1, Volume 1, Issue 1

Henry Morley - 1867
...till the day of our Lord's ascension, that is, the seventh before the kalends of June [twenty-sixth of May], and daily read lessons to us his disciples,...man so earnest in giving thanks to the living God. pay of the lectureship was probably so much reduced by the partition, that it was not offered to another....
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