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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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...instruction, and not silver : and knowledge rather than choice gold : for wisdom is better than rubies j and all the things that may be desired are not to...her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? when wilt thou I arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 4

Liberalism (Religion) - 1830
...unequalled fame in one branch of learning.^ Prov. vi. 6 — 8, compared with xxx. 25, " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise : which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." On the former of these...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...reprehension ffc. come under (his head. 1. Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, andT>e wise : — which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,...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 little slumber, a little...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1830
...to lay up for winter ; but these things are man's duty ; as Prov. v\. C — 8. "Go to the ant, thou sluggard : consider her ways, and be wise : which...overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, andgathereth her food in the harvest." And chap. x. 5, &c. " He that galhereth in the Bummer is a wise...
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Pastoral advice to young men, particularly those in country villages, in 7 ...

Edward Berens - Sermons, English - 1831 - 86 pages
...29. SERMON VII. YOUNG MEN EXHORTED TO FKUGALITY AND FORESIGHT. PROV. vi. 6, 7, 8. 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 of great importance to us all, that we should acquire the habit of carrying our view forward...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 30

1831
...in a large Episcopal chapel, from that beautiful and instructive passage, — " Go to the ant, tliou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise ; which having...meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.'7 The preacher, being a good divine but an indifferent naturalist, gave us several pretty...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - Families - 1833 - 493 pages
...appointed course, and not reflect on your own numberless departures from duty ! " Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise ; which...overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gatliereth her food in the harvest." " Hear, О heavens, and give ear, О earth : for the Lord hath...
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Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible

Augustin Calmet - Bible - 1832 - 1003 pages
...prudent foresight. Proverbs vi. 6 — 8. is a passage for a long discourse : " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise. Which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest ;'' but a long discourse would be misplaced here. The same character of foresight is given to the ant,...
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The comparative coincidence of reason and Scripture, Volume 3

1832
...proposed as a lesson to the only rational free agent who occupies our globe: " Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." (Prov. vi. 6.) Thus is man instructed by the faint emanation of instinctive OF REASON AND SC1UPTURE....
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1832
...are, sends man to receive a lesson on diligence and foresight ; when it says, " Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise : which,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." We behold the labours of these indefatigable insects, which swarm around their ant-hill, at once their...
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