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a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians

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Attired as he was, he slipped from the paternal doors, and found himself in the cool spring air, the thin spring sunshine, and the great Sabbath quiet of the city, which was now only pointed by the cawing of the rooks.
On the Sabbath day, when the congregation were singing a holy psalm, he could not listen because an anthem of sin rushed loudly upon his ear and drowned all the blessed strain.
Through one violet-stained window a soft light glowed, where, no doubt, the organist loitered over the keys, making sure of his mastery of the coming Sabbath anthem.
Some gathered in little circles, huddled closely together, with their mouths all whispering in the centre; some went homeward alone, wrapt in silent meditation; some talked loudly, and profaned the Sabbath day with ostentatious laughter.
The next day, however, being the Sabbath, he preached a discourse which was held to be the richest and most powerful, and the most replete with heavenly influences, that had ever proceeded from his lips.
If Ozzy and the rest of the Sabbaths don't follow the path of so many bands who have said farewell rather than goodbye, then this really is the last chance we have to see the final act.
14 INT I grow the most as a person because of how I spend my Sabbaths.
Many people have free time, and many Jews who unfortunately work on the Sabbath day can avoid doing so on the next two Sabbaths, the twenty-fifth of December and the first of January.
He who profanes Sabbaths and despises festivals and desecrates the Covenant in the flesh and reads into the Torah what is not there, notwithstanding that he has [observance of] Torah and good works to his credit, has no portion in the world to come.
Earning and spending has a great deal to do with what happened to our Sunday Sabbaths.
Critics of the slow-down idea argue that if we don't have two substantial incomes coming into the household, we will be busy with housework and there will be no time for Sabbaths.
The seventh month is the most sacred month in the Jewish calendar (Tishrei), with the Sabbath of Sabbaths occurring at its heart and known as Yom Kippur.
The holiest day of the week is the Sabbath, and Yom Kippur is known as the 'Sabbath of Sabbaths,''' said Rabbi Aaron Benson of Congregation Beth Meier in Studio City.
And John tells us of Christ healing the lame on the Sabbath and making clay of his spit and healing the blind, and the Acts are filled with Saint Paul giving riveting speeches on Sabbaths, and walking, walking, walking as tired and rapturous and diligent in his working prayer as Jesus was.
A spokesman for Sabbaths London-based record company said: "The live album should be out by May.