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" Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin: yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. "
The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal - Page 281
1871
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Biology and Christian Ethics

Stephen R. L. Clark - Philosophy - 2000 - 332 pages
...worldliness (and so of envious competition), the more we can value others in their otherness. 'Consider the lilies of the field: they toil not, neither do they spin.' 2 1 1 Of course, it could be said, they do compete but not in a way that denies another creature its...
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And There Shall Be Wars: World War II Diaries and Memoirs

Bud Wagner - World War, 1939-1945 - 2000 - 536 pages
...Dick told us that his religion was mostly 465 centered on Matthew, Chapter 6, where it says, "Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin, but Solomon in all his glories was not arrayed like one of these." I said my religion was centered...
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What Maisie Knew

Henry James - Children of divorced parents - 2000 - 222 pages
...can't live like the lilies he needs to have an occupation; the reference is to Matthew 6:28 - 'Consider the lilies of the field . . . they toil not, neither do they spin.' 27 (p. 73) National Gallery The first Director of the National Gallery, after it moved to Trafalgar...
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Fauré and French Musical Aesthetics

Carlo Caballero - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 348 pages
...Unlike leading motives or cyclical themes, these Faurean repetitions have no technical function - like the lilies of the field, they toil not, neither do they spin. Such gratuity is an important criterion in Marcel's typology of homogeneity. Nectoux has dealt with...
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The Cambridge Companion to Keats

Susan J. Wolfson, Wolfson Susan J. - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 272 pages
...Haydon in mid-April, "the idle fever of two months more without any fruit" (2.55). His epigraph cites the lilies of the field - "They toil not, neither do they spin" (Matthew 6.2.8). As in "O thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind," a poem Keats wrote out in a...
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Selected Poems and Translations

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 152 pages
...lily hand, more bless'd If ne'er in rings it had been dress'd Nor ever by a glove conceal'd! Behold the lilies of the field, They toil not neither do they spin; (So doth the ancient text begin, Not of such rest as one of these Can share.) Another rest and ease...
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Journal of a Georgia Woman, 1870-1872

Eliza Frances Andrews - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 142 pages
...fare as well as the richest and grandest in the land. No one can tell how they manage it, but like the lilies of the field, they toil not, neither do they spin, yet Solomon, in all his glory, was not arrayed like one of these. And the very women who lead this...
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The Earthly Paradise, Volume 1

William Morris - Mythology, Classical - 2002 - 779 pages
...not know me at first sight. kGod hath . . . the beast: probably a paraphrase of Luke 12:27 ("Consider the lilies of the field, they toil not, neither do they spin; yet Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these"), applied here to animals rather than...
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Conversion: Old Worlds and New

Kenneth Mills, MA, BSc, FRCS, Kenneth Mills, Anthony Grafton - Religion - 2003 - 301 pages
...shall put on. ... Behold the fowls of the air; neither do they sow nor reap nor gather. . . . Consider the lilies of the field. . . . they toil not neither do they spin. . . . seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto...
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William McKinley and His America

Howard Wayne Morgan, Kent State University Press - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 488 pages
...Kasson of Iowa interjected, "And the lilies?" McKinley took the cue: "Yes, the lilies. They are like 'the lilies of the field . . . ; they toil not, neither do they spin."' He was ill at ease when he started but the speech ended as one of his best efforts. He had announced...
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