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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
Might make a saintship of an anchorite.
        Byron—Childe Harold. Canto I. St. 11.
Where’er we tread ’tis haunted, holy ground.
        Byron—Childe Harold. Canto II. St. 88.
        God attributes to place
No sanctity, if none be thither brought
By men who there frequent.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. XI. L. 836.
Whoso lives the holiest life
Is fittest far to die.
        Margaret J. Preston—Ready.
But all his mind is bent to holiness,
To number Ave-Maries on his beads;
His champions are the prophets and apostles,
His weapons holy saw of sacred writ,
His study is his tilt-yard, and his loves
Are brazen images of canonized saints.
        Henry VI. Pt. II. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 58.
He who the sword of heaven will bear
Should be as holy as severe;
Pattern in himself to know,
Grace to stand, and virtue go;
More or less to others paying
Than by self-offences weighing.
Shame to him whose cruel striking
Kills for faults of his own liking!
        Measure for Measure. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 275.
Our holy lives must win a new world’s crown.
        Richard II. Act V. Sc. 1. L. 24.
  Holiness is the architectural plan upon which God buildeth up His living temple.
        Spurgeon—Gleanings Among the Sheaves. Holiness.

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