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" GO to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise : which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. "
Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes - Page 108
edited by - 1851
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...fowler. Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise: which havingno guide, overseer,or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth...when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep,a little slumber, a little foldingof the hands to sleep: so shall thy poverty come as one that...
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Mentor; or, the Moral Conductor of Youth from the Academy to Manhood ...

David Morrice - Moral education - 1801 - 286 pages
...the instance of the ant : Go to the ant, thou sluggard (says that wisest of kings and moral writers), consider her ways, and be wise, which having no guide,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. I may also further observe to you, that if you lavish what you have to spare, you rob the poor, and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 145

1877
...Palestine was one cannot definitely say ; the oft-quoted passage in the Bible, ' Go to the ant, thou sluggard : consider her ' ways and be wise ; which,...the summer, and gathereth her 'food in the harvest' (Prov. vi. 6-8 ; see also xxx. 25), has been generally supposed to imply that the Jews held that the...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - 1804
...biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. On Industry and Sloth. Proverbs. Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise: which having...arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep, a little sfumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth,...
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The Proper Names of the Bible, New Testament, and Apocrypha ... to which is ...

John Robinson (Schoolmaster) - Names in the Bible - 1804 - 181 pages
.... Put away from thee a froward mouth, and perverse /?/>.? put far from thee. Go to the /, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise : Which,...provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her focd in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet...
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Lyrical ballads,: with pastoral and other poems. In two volumes, Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1805
...Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise : which having no guide, overseer, er ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth...hands to sleep. So shall thy poverty come as one that travaileth, and thy want as an armed man." Proverbs, chap. vith. One more quotation and I have done....
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Sermons on practical subjects

Joseph Washburn, Asahel Hooker - Congregational churches - 1807 - 376 pages
...thereof was broken down. Then I saw and considered it well, I looked upon it, and received instruction. Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding...hands, to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travaileth, and thy want as an armed man." Such is the consequence of a slothful, delaying spirit,...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...Foolish Virgins, their entrance ; Matt. xxv. 5. How long, then, a1/// f/iou sleep, O sluggard ? when witt thou arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep,...hand-s to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that tra•caileth, and thy want as an armed man. (c.) As for sports, when they take up so much time and...
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The Works of President Edwards ..., Volume 8

Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Austin - Congregational churches - 1809
...field, or to lay up for winter ; but these things are man's duty ; as Prov. vi. 6. " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise : Which,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." And chap. x. 5. &c. " He that gaihereth in summer is a wise son ; but he that sleepeth in harvest,...
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The works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1809
...field, or to lay up for winter ; but these things are man's duty ; as Prov. vi. 6. " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise : Which,...provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her in the harvest." And chap. x. 5. &c. " He that gathereth in summer is a wise son ; but he that sleepeth...
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