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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. "
Horace: with notes by C. Girdlestone and W.A. Osborne - Page 167
by Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1848 - 12 pages
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Self-organization in Biological Systems

Scott Camazine, Jean-Louis Deneubourg, Nigel R. Franks, James Sneyd, Guy Theraula, Eric Bonabeau - Science - 2003 - 538 pages
...example, Wilson 1962). (Illustration Bill Ristine 1998) 13 Trail Formation in Ants Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: Which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. — Book of Proverbs Trail Formation in the Field A common ant in northern Europe is Lasius niger,...
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War and Nature: Fighting Humans and Insects with Chemicals from World War I ...

Edmund Russell, mund Russell, Hall Distinguished Professor of Us History Edmund Russell - History - 2001 - 315 pages
...Proverbs, the New York Times pointed out, contradicted the "totalitarian notion" of ants because the ant "having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." "Topics of the Times," NYT, 20 Mar. 1946. 8 Maynard Nichols, "White Ant World," New York Times Magazine,...
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Preparation Forsuccessful Dreamers

Elester J. Garrett - Religion - 2002 - 164 pages
...remaining in their warm homes without having been abolished by an exterminator. Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having...summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. Proverbs 6:6-8 The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. Proverbs 30:25 ,...
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The Laws of Life

James Shane - Religion - 2002 - 708 pages
...servant unto his master, lest he curse thee, and thou be found guilty. SLUGGARD Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. He that...
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Computer Ministries

James Curtis - Computers - 2002 - 160 pages
...a sluggard. Proverbs 6:6 is an enjoyable one to admonish ourselves and others: "Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep, a...
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The Holy Bible and the Law

Jacob W. Ehrlich - Law - 1962 - 240 pages
...unwillingness to work and to live by means other than by honest effort is condemned: "Go to the ant thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: so shall thy poverty...
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The Divine Drama: The Old Testament as Literature

John C. Dancy - Religion - 2001 - 798 pages
...sluggard dips his hand into the dish but is too lazy to lift it to his mouth. 27. Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When will thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep, a...
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Medieval Economic Thought

Diana Wood - Business & Economics - 2002 - 259 pages
...(Matthew 6.34). Admittedly their effect was lessened by the example of the thrifty ant in Proverbs 6.7-8, which 'having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest'. Aquinas synthesized the Old and New Testaments by suggesting that 'take no thought' implied taking...
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Exploring Proverbs: An Expository Commentary, Volume 1

John Phillips - Religion - 2002 - 592 pages
...without fail. Come wind or weather, the ant goes about its business undeterred by circumstances. The ant "provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest" (Proverbs 6:8) . This statement is true of ants found in Israel. The ant species worldwide is numerous and specialized....
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Meditations from the Mountain

H. Daniel Wilson - Religion - 2002 - 152 pages
...ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, s Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." Solomon said study her (the ant) and learn from her ways and she will give you her wisdom. The Rhema...
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