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" ... before the bench, kept his eye fixed with calm earnestness on his Lordship's face, assenting now and then to the propriety of what he said, by exactly that sort of see-saw gesture which you may have seen escape now and then from the devout listener... "
Chronicles of saint Mungo: or, Antiquities and traditions of Glasgow - Page 401
by Kentigern (st.) - 1843
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 15

1824
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...sinner, and the chief of sinners.' Never was such * specimen of that insane pride. The very agony of this man's humiliation had a spice of holy exultation...
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The History of Matthew Wald

John Gibson Lockhart - English fiction - 1824 - 382 pages
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...something that said, or seemed to say — " Abuse me — spurn me as you will — I loathe myself also ; but this deed is Satan's." Indeed he always...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 15

1824
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...something that said, or seemed to say — ' Abuse me— spurn me as you will — I loathe myself also ; but this deed is Satan's.' Indeed he always continued...
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The history of Matthew Wald [purporting to be ed. by J.W.R., really written ...

John Gibson Lockhart - English fiction - 1824 - 223 pages
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...borrowed the language of Scripture, styling himself j*f ' a sinner, and the chief of sinners." Never was such a specimen of that insane pride. The very...
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The history of Matthew Wald

John Gibson Lockhart - English fiction - 1824 - 223 pages
...hour ago. . . and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...his guilt; but even then he borrowed the language of the Scripture, styling himself " a sinner, and the chief of sinners." Never was such a specimen of...
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Specimens of the Novelists and Romancers: With Critical and Biographical ...

Fiction - 1827 - 424 pages
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...still something that said or seemed to say — ' Abuse me — spurn me as you will — I loathe myself also ; but this deed is Satan's.' Indeed he always...
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Specimens of the Novelists and Romancers: With Critical and ..., Volume 1

Richard Griffin - 1831
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...pride. The very agony of this man's humiliation had ft spice of holy exultation in it ; there was in the most penitent of his lugubrious glances still...
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Gems of Literature, Or Tales for All Times: Being a Selection from the Most ...

1840
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathelic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...still something that said or seemed to say — " Abuse me — spurn me as you will — -I loathe myself also ; but this deed is Satan's.11 Indeed, he always...
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Blackwood's standard novels, Volume 11

Blackwood William and sons - 1843
...seen escape now and then from the devout listener to a pathetic sermon or sacramental service. John, in a short speech of his own, expressed his sense...something that said, or seemed to say — " Abuse me — spurn me as you will — I loathe myself also ; but this deed is Satan's." Indeed, he always...
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The Cincinnati Miscellany, Or, Antiquities of the West, and Pioneer History ...

Cincinnati (Ohio) - 1845
...then from a de; vout listener to a pathetic sermon, or sacramental service. John, in a short speech o( his own, expressed his sense of his guilt; but even...sinners.' Never was such a specimen of that insane ptide. The very agony of this man's humiliation had a spice of exultation in it; there was in the most...
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