Henry Matthews in Lisbon - 13 October, 1817
from The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, page 24:
Went to mass, where I liked nothing but the music. There certainly seems to be one convenience in the Catholic worship:—for those who attend might, with Friar John in Rabelais, compare their prayers to stirrup leathers—which are made short or long at pleasure.
Henry Matthews, The Diary of an invalid, being the journal of a tour... in Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and France, 1817-1819, volume 5th edition (London, 1835), p. 24. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1518777761173 accessed: 9 February, 2023
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|Music at Mass|
|Date/Time||13 October, 1817|
|Listening Environment||indoors, in public, solitary|