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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Book of Common Prayer. (continued)
 
10395
    To love, cherish, and to obey.
          Solemnization of Matrimony.
10396
    With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow. 1
          Solemnization of Matrimony.
10397
    In the midst of life we are in death. 2
          The Burial Service.
10398
    Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust, in sure and certain hope of the resurrection.
          The Burial Service.
10399
    Whose service is perfect freedom.
          Collect for Peace.
10400
    Show thy servant the light of thy countenance.
          The Psalter. Psalm xxxi. 18.
10401
    But it was even thou, my companion, my guide, and mine own familiar friend.
          The Psalter. Psalm lv. 14.
10402
    Men to be of one mind in an house.
          The Psalter. Psalm lxviii. 6.
10403
    The iron entered into his soul.
          The Psalter. Psalm cv. 18.
10404
    The dew of thy birth is of the womb of the morning.
          The Psalter. Psalm cx. 3.
 
Tate and Brady.
 
10405
    Untimely grave.
          Psalm vii.
10406
    And though he promise to his loss,
He makes his promise good.
          Psalm xv. 5.
10407
    The sweet remembrance of the just
Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.
          Psalm cxii. 6.
 
Note 1.
With this ring I thee wed, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.—Book of Common Prayer, according to the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America. [back]
Note 2.
This is derived from a Latin antiphon, said to have been composed by Notker, a monk of St. Gall, in 911, while watching some workmen building a bridge at Martinsbrücke, in peril of their lives. It forms the groundwork of Luther’s antiphon “De Morte.” [back]
 

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