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A Lift for the Lazy (Paperback) Loot Price: R451
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A Lift for the Lazy (Paperback): Books Group

A Lift for the Lazy (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 Excerpt: ...in a "Discourse on the Liturgy," says: "The collects are generally so exactly suited to the epistle and gospel, that some think they take their name from being collected out of those parts of the Holy Writ. But the use of the word in the Bible and the Fathers, being applied to denote the gathering together of the people in religious assemblies, thence some ritualists say, the collects are prayers made among the people collected or gathered together. Others think they are named collects, because of their comprehensive brevity, because the priest in them sums up the desires of the people in a little room. I may add in this variety, my own conjecture, that these prayers have been named collects from their being used so near the time of making the collection before the Holy Communion." Ditto.--An Italian word used in book-keeping, meaning " the said," or the same as that preceding. Jargon is derived (by corruption) from the Italian chierico, a clergyman: for when the common people heard the Latin tongue used in the liturgies and prayers of the church, they called that and any other language which they did not understand, chiericon, q. d. clergyman's language: chiericon soon slided into jargon, in the same manner that chirurgeon has softened itself into surgeon. Malone--Tapping. 129 alone.--This is the name of the commentator who ruined Shakspere's bust in Stratford church, in 1793. Listen to Charles Lamb--" The wretched Malone could not do worse when he bribed the sexton of Stratford church to let him whitewash the painted effigy of old Shakspere, which stood there, in rude but lively fashion depicted, to the very color of the cheek, the eye, the eyebrow, hair, the very dress he used to wear; the only authentic testimony we ha...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-42292-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-42292-5
Barcode: 9781130422924

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