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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. "
The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ... - Page 41
by Jesse Torrey - 1824 - 300 pages
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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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SERMONS OR VARIOUS SUBJECTS, SELECTED FROM THE MANUSCRIPTS OF THE LATE REV ...

REV. H. C. O'DONNOGHUE, A.M. - 1818
...Sunday morning, to bed. " How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? (these are Solomon's words :) — When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep ? — Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep." Now, surely the best way of remedying this mighty evil, which...
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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,...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 my hand...
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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 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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The Literary Journal, Volume 1

1821
...reproacheth his Maker:'' and can there be a more striking admonition to industry than " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her -ways and be wise; which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest" It is true that it was not within the inspired commission of Solomon (at least the Proverbs give us...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1821
...reproacheth his Maker:" and can there be a more striking admonition to industry than " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise; which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." It is true that it was not within the inspired commission of Solomon (at least the Proverbs give us...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 10

William Shakespeare - Theater - 1821
...it 4 We'll set thee to school to an ant, &c.] " Go to the ant. thou sluggard, (says Solomon,) learn her ways, and be wise; which having no guide, over-seer,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." By this allusion more is meant than is expressed. If, says the Fool, you had been schooled by the ant,...
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