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Notes and Queries, Number 188, June 4, 1853

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Geneologists, etc.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1853
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,107 / 80 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 449
Added to site: 2007.01.10
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Genre: Periodical
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d., vol. ii. p. 130.

"Devotion is the most proper and most kindly work of holiness."--Id., vol. iv. p. 377.

Perhaps the following will be thought so apposite, that I may be spared the labour, and the reader the tedium of perusing a thousand other examples that might be cited:

And there is nothing more kindly than for them that will be touching, to be touched themselves, and to {544} be touched home, in the same kind themselves thought to have touched others."--Id., vol. iv. p. 71.[1]

W. R. ARROWSMITH.

(To be continued.)

[Footnote 1: Kindly is quite a pet word with Andrewes, as, besides the passages quoted, he employs it in nearly the same sense in vol. iii., at pp. 18. 34. 102. 161. 189. 262. 308. 372. 393. 397.; in vol. i., at pp. 100. 125. 151. 194. 214.; in vol. ii. at pp. 53. 157. 307. 313. 338. The same immortal quibbler is also very fond of the word item, using it, as our cousins across

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