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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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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 4

Thomas Ridgley - 1815
...to consider the provision whicb the smallest insects make for their subsistence ; The ant providetft her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest* Prov. vi. 8. And the apostle says, If any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...weapons arm, And his pearled eyes, with liveliest grace* charm. Sfoses Browne. Go to the Ant, thou sluggard : consider her ways, and be wise; "Which...Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food m the harvest. Proverbs, chap. vi. ver. 6, 7, 8. lonaon: PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY, . ;...
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The Works of President Edwards, Volume 5

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1817
...to lay up for winter; but these things arc man's duty ; as Prov. vi. 6 — 8. " Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having...overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathcrcth her food in the harvest." And chap. x. 5, &c. " He that gathereth in the summer is a wise...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects

William Barlass, Peter Wilson - Sermons, English - 1818 - 607 pages
...all creatures to learn the duty of providing for futurity, Prov. vi. 6 — 8, " Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise : which,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." He neglects the means without which the end cannot be attained. This is the effect of the former. If...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 16

1834
...Queen's College, Cambridge. A SERMON FOR A FRIENDLY SOCIETY. PROVERBS vi. 6 — 8. Go to the ant, thou sluggard ! consider her ways, and be wise ; which,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. How differently does God judge from man ! We say, in the pride of our hearts, " By the strength of...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wisek. The ants are a people not strong ; which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth...meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest1. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little...
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The Duty and Rewards of Industry Considered

Isaac Barrow - Economics - 1819 - 184 pages
...sweet in which we live. Solomon sendeth us to the ant, and biddeth us to " consider her ways," which " provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." Many such instructors we may find in nature ; the like industrious providence we may observe in every...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...sluggard ; Consider her ways, and be wise : 7 Who, though she hath no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, And gathereth her food in the harvest. 9 How long, sluggard, wilt thou repose '. When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep.' 10 Ever desiring...
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The Edinburgh monthly review, Volume 4

1820
...higher authority, a similar sentiment is expressed in the form of a precept : " 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. The social habits, wonderful activity, and astonishing labours or' a being of such insignificant...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects, Volume 2

Robert Walker, Hugh Blair - Presbyterian Church - 1820
...sends us to a creature of tbe smallest size, but of most wonderful activity. '• Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which, having no guide, overseer, or ruler, prnvideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her fuod in the harvest." In discoursing of these words,...
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