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" When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be, When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he. "
Hearings Before the Committee on Agriculture During the Second Session of ... - Página 406
por United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture - 1910
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Discourse delivered on the occasion of the twenty-second anniversary of the ...

Gouverneur Mather Smith - 1870 - 76 páginas
...mental emotions. Rabelais was not an inspired writer, but was inspired with truth when he wrote — " When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he." A few words in regard to the present and future status of practical medicine...
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Secular annotations on Scripture texts, Volumen1

Francis Jacox - 1870
...the unabashed convalescent. "Ye ken, Elshie, for they say ye are weel acquent wi' the gentleman, " ' When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he.'" For it is not every vow taken in a panic, to become a monk if spared, that...
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Secular Annotations on Scripture Texts

Francis Jacox - 1870 - 403 páginas
...the unabashed convalescent. " Ye ken, Elshie, for they say ye are weel acquent wi' the gentleman, " ' When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; When the devil was well, the devil a monk was he.'" For it is not every vow taken in a panic, to become a monk it spared, that...
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Lectures to Working Men

Hugh Stowell Brown - 1870 - 142 páginas
...know very well these promises will come to nothing. The Devil's poor are like their master, for— " When the Devil was sick, the Devil a monk would be ; When the Devil got well, the devil a monk was he." Setting one of the Devil's poor on his feet is very much like setting...
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Little Pussy Willow

Harriet Beecher Stowe - 1871 - 123 páginas
...of this sort before now. When patients are first up from a sickness, how prudent they mean to be! ' When the Devil was sick, the Devil a monk would be : When the Devil got well, the devil a monk was he.' ' Thank you, Doctor,' said Miss Emily ; ' but I think that poetry...
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'She and I'.

John Conroy Hutcheson - 1873
...believe that! Can the leopard change his spots ?" — and so on ; or else, kindly hint, that, — " when the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be : when the devil got well, the devil a monk was he." — Oh yes, I had little doubt what their charitable judgment would...
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Robinson Crusoe's Money: Or, The Remarkable Financial Fortunes and ...

David Ames Wells - 1876 - 118 páginas
...advocated under pretense of extreme solicitude for the wants of trade. They remembered the old couplet : " When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; When the devil got well, the devil a monk was he;"* and thereafter designated the opponents of paying the bluebacks,...
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The Handy Volume "Waverly" ...: A legend of Montrose, &c

Walter Scott - 1877
...unabashed convalescent. " Ye ken, Elshie, for they say ye are weel acquent wi' the gentleman — ' When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be. When the devil was wll, the devil a monk was he.' " 307 xa " Thou say'st true," said the Solitary ; "as well divide a...
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Eighteen Months on a Greenland Whaler

Joseph P. Faulkner - 1878 - 307 páginas
...preservation through " a sea of troubles." But I fear we illustrated but the truth of the saying : " When the devil was sick the devil a monk would be ; When the devil got well the devil a monk was he." Then the sun appeared sucking up the mist as for his morning potations...
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Good Words, Volumen19

1878
...John " — gave orders that he should be buried in the habit of a monk. What if he had recovered ? " When the devil was sick, the devil a monk would be ; When the devil got well, the devil a monk was he." In 1492, Richard Billesden was, according to the instructions in...
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