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" I love the Italian churches, with their broad aisles, vast and unfrittered, — no pews, no divisions, no aristocratical screenings; all kneeling together, the high and mighty and the lowly, on the same pavement; all sending up their thanksgiving, or... "
Slight reminiscences of the Rhine, Switzerland, and a corner of Italy [by M ... - Page 79
by Mary Boddington - 1834
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Leigh Hunt's London Journal, Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - English periodicals - 1834 - 680 pages
...though it was but for a moment, for I soon returned to my allegiance. A good Hint to Protestant Churches I love the Italian churches with their broad aisles,...eyes all are equal. No dread of vulgar contact, no dread of the tattered penitent. I shall never forget the impression made upon me on my first visit...
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The Catholic Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Ireland - 1884 - 716 pages
...CHURCHES. — I love the Italian churches with their broad aisles, vast and unfrittered — no pews or divisions — no aristocratical screenings — all...and the lowly on the same pavement— all sending their thanksgiving or prayer to the same great Being, in eyes all are equal. No dread of -vulgar contact...
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Museum of Foreign Literature and Science, Volume 26

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1835 - 744 pages
...Italian church introduces remarles which, if not original, are at least just and well expressed: — " I love the. Italian churches, with their broad aisles,...vulgar contact, no elbowing of the tattered penitent. 1 shall never forget the impression made upon me, on my first visit to St. Peter's at Rome, by a young...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 15

1840 - 824 pages
...divisions, no aristocrática! screenings, but all kneeling together, the hi^'h and the mighty, ana the lowly on the same pavement, all sending up their...the same great BEING, in whose eyes all are equal. By the time we entered, vespert had commenced, a couple of wax-lights flickered on the altar, and the...
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