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While it serves to mock the comfort of the 'comfortable words' set out in the Prayer Book ('Come unto me all that travail and are heavy-laden, and I will refresh you'(6)) by offering torture as respite to torture, the author(s) also seem to present it as the antitype to the throne which, a short while before, has been winched down from the ceiling of the aedes:
`Come to me all ye who are weary and heavy-laden and I shall give you rest.'
Even though she was able to perform bits and pieces of David Bowie's greatest hits via the effect heavy-laden medley she did, her showing still appeared uninspired to me, at best.
They were a mixed bunch: four wealthy merchants with their servants, two with wives and their maids, one obvious soldier of fortune, four or five craftsmen carrying the tools of their trade - bound for home after working on the new cathedral in Milan, now ten years in the building - the rest traders with heavy-laden wagons drawn by bullocks.
Every load, however great or small, is also to be brought to the Lord, who, as is illustrated in today's Gospel, will welcome the heavy-laden and care for their needs.
We published the first verse of the incorrect version, which ends: "We took the bus from Balmbra's / And she was heavy-laden / Gan-nin' alang the Scotswood Road / To see the Blaydon Races...."
We've successfully negotiated our way through the past two Thursdays heavy-laden as they have been with whoops of delight and despair over A-level and GCSE results respectively.
Borongan -- On the long road going to Eastern Samar, the INQUIRER.net team spotted a van heavy-laden with relief goods.
He was admiring one of heavy-laden donkeys climbing the parched hillside to the fort, when he noticed something else.
The Rev David Palmer delivered readings from Mark's Gospel - "Suffer the little children to come unto me, and come unto me you who are burdened and heavy-laden and I will give you rest."
Not only do I have to eat and drink excessively to enjoy the feeling that I am helping, but I have to carry the heavy-laden recycling bin through the house to have it collected at the front door, and in wet weather try to avoid drips on my carpets.