Virgil loved rural ease, and, far from harm, Mæcenas fixd him in a neat snug farm, Where he might, free from trouble, pass his days In his own way, and pay his rent in praise. Churchill.Independence.
It is the due paying of Gods quit-rents which he expecteth; I mean the realizing of our gratitude unto him for his many mercies, in leading the remainder of our lives according to his will and his word. Fuller.Mixt Contemplations, No. 32.