Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Wherever God erects a house of prayer,
The devil always builds a chapel there.
De Foe.—The True-born Englishman.

No sooner is a temple built to God, but the devil
builds a chapel hard by.
George Herbert.—Jacula Prudentum; Burton’s Anatomy of Mel., Part III. Section 4.