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" Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. "
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America's God and Country: Encyclopedia of Quotations

William J. Federer, William Joseph Federer - Literary Collections - 1994 - 845 pages
...great work, The True Born Englishman, a satirical poem written in 1701, Daniel Defoe quipped: Whenever God erects a house of prayer The devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.21 County Community School...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...The True-Bom Englishman Fools out of favour grudge at knaves in place. 2745 The True-Born Englishman houghts, and appear almost a remembrance. 'twill be found, upon examinatlon, The latter has the largest congregation. 2746 The True-Born Englishman...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination. 1086 The True-Born Englishman Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. 1087 The True-Born Englishman...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...state; All are equal within the Church's gate. George Herbert, The Temple, 'The Church Porch' (1633) 1 3 Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. Daniel Defoe, The True-Bom...
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History & Antiquities of the Dissenting Churches - Vol. 2, Volume 2

Walter Wilson - Religion - 2001 - 644 pages
...Haldane, very forcibly brings to our recollection some lines written by the celebrated Daniel jDeFoe: Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there, And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. % ' The True Born Englishman...
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Unmasking Satan: Understanding Satan's Battle Plan and Biblical Strategies ...

Richard Mayhue - Religion - 168 pages
...ACTS 4:12 Daniel Defoe captures the essence of this scheme in his poem, "When He Reigns, It's Hell." 1 Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there: And 'twill be found upon examination The latter has the largest congregation: For ever since he first debauched...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - Religion - 2001 - 580 pages
...are ourselves children of 'the great Parent of the world'.3 And religion is easily counterfeited: Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there, And 'twill be found upon examination The latter has the largest congregation.371 Conclusion Philip Doddridge...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Book of Revelation

Stan Campbell, James S. Bell - Religion - 2001 - 291 pages
...of believers prior to the terrible tribulation that precedes Jesus' ultimate kingdom. Apoca-Lips Now "Wherever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination. The latter has the largest congregation." —Daniel Defoe The Church...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...Roman-Saxon-Danish-Norman English," says Defoe in The True-Born Englishman, which begins: Whenever God erects a house of prayer, The Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. nert: man. See also manu....
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Devil May Care: A Novel

Sheri McInnis - Fiction - 2003 - 384 pages
...renewed options—it's going to be because I'm serious about my job. Not because of Jack. Te TWENTY-ONE Wherever God erects a house of prayer, the Devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation. DANIEL DEFOE .HE Sisters...
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