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" May 3 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... "
The Complete Works of Venerable Bede: Life, poems, letters, etc - Page lxxix
by Saint Bede (the Venerable) - 1843
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The baptist Magazine

1877
...hour, till the day of our Lord's ascension — that is, the seventh before the kalends Juno (May 24th), and daily read lessons to us, his disciples, and whatever...short sleep prevented it ; in which case he no sooner woke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to give thanks to God with uplifted...
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Horæ Britannicæ; or, Studies in ancient British history, Volume 2

John Hughes - 1819
...all the night waking in joy and thanksgiving, unless when a short sleep prevented it ; but awaking, he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to give thanks to God with hands expanded. He sang Antiphons, says the narrator, according to ours and his custom ; one of which...
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The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Other Principal Saints, Volume 5

Alban Butler - 1845
...our Lord's Ascension, which was the 26th of May. He daily read lessons to us his scholars ; the rest of the day he spent in singing psalms ; he also passed all the night awake in joy and thanksgiving, only when he was interrupted by a short slumber ; but awakening, he repeated his accustomed exercises,...
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Hogg's Weekly Instructor, Volumes 3-4

1846
...continued cheerful und rejoicing, giving thanks to Almighty God every day and night, daily reading lessons to us, his disciples ; and whatever remained...passed all the night awake, in joy and thanksgiving. By turns we read, and by turns we wept — nay. we wept always whilst we read. In such joy we passed...
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Lives of eminent Anglo-Saxons, illustrating the dawn of Christianity ..., Part 1

Anglo-Saxons - 1850
...hour, till the day of our Lord's ascension, that is, the seventh before the kalends of June, (May 26,) and daily read lessons to us, his disciples, and whatever...presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to givo thanks to God with uplifted hands. I declare with truth, that I have never seen with my eyes,...
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Cheering words, Volume 9

1859
...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...awake, in joy and thanksgiving, unless a short sleep preventeait, in which case he no sooner awoke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises and ceased...
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The Early Dawn: Or, Sketches of Christian Life in England in the Olden Time

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - 1864 - 429 pages
...hour, till the day of our Lord's ascension, that is, the seventh before the kalends of June (May 24th), and daily read lessons to us his disciples, and whatever...short sleep prevented it ; in which case he no sooner woke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to give thanks to God with uplifted...
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Sketches of Christian life in England in the olden time, by the author of ...

Elizabeth Charles - 1864
...hour, till the day of our Lord's ascension, that is, the seventh before the kalends of June (May 24th), and daily read lessons to us his disciples, and whatever...short sleep prevented it ; in which case he no sooner woke than he presently repeated his wonted exercises, and ceased not to give thanks to God with uplifted...
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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
...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...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....
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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
...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...God with uplifted hands. I declare with truth that I hare never 9* seen with my eyes, nor heard with my ears, any man so earnest in giving thanks to the...
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