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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
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American Catholic Arts and Fictions: Culture, Ideology, Aesthetics

Paul Giles - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 547 pages
...morality, and also a self-indulgent delight in aesthetics as "prior to and beyond utility ('Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin')." This latter "idea of sheer wastefulness," says McCarthy's persona, "is always shocking to non-Catholics":...
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The Faith of a Liberal

Morris Raphael Cohen - Political Science - 1993 - 497 pages
...therefore no thought for the morrow. . . . Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. . . . Consider the lilies of the field . . . they toil not, neither do they spin; yet ... even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these." Similar teachings are found...
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Rudy Wiebe and the Historicity of the Word

Penelope Van Toorn, Penny van Toorn - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 256 pages
...blizzard and thinking of his own past avarice, recalls part of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount: "Think of the lilies ... of the field. They toil not neither do they spin, yet your heavenly Father car. . . . ." (BMC 108). 14 The Biblical verse invites reflection on the extent...
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St. Paul Versus St. Peter: A Tale of Two Missions

M. D. Goulder - Religion - 1995 - 196 pages
...eidier (look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap, nor gather into bams . . . Consider the lilies of the field: they toil not, neither do they spin). Work for die church, and keep die Law in die full form Jesus taught (seek first his kingdom and his...
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The Key to Health, Wealth and Love

Julia S. Sears, Partana Vegan - 1996 - 32 pages
...brought to the race a new dispensation of non-resistance and cessation of effort. He said, "Consider the lilies of the field, they toil not, neither do they spin"; and again, If a man smite thce on one cheek, turn to him the other also" ; he knew that "no man is...
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Telah Speaks!

Partana Vegan - 1996 - 47 pages
...brought to the race a new dispensation of non-resistance and cessation of effort. He said, "Consider t,he lilies of the field, they toil not, neither do they spin "; and again, " If a man smite thee on one cheek, turn to him the other also" ; he knew that no man...
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Mathematical Encounters of the Second Kind

Philip J. Davis - Mathematics - 1997 - 304 pages
...theorem struck me still as a pretty one, but inconsequential, of no practical use to anyone. Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin. Well, Problem 44 was a mathematical lily. It was not the key to the atoms or the galaxies or biological...
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Corinne, Or Italy

Germaine de StaŽl, Madame De Sta?l, Stael, Mad - Fiction - 1998 - 422 pages
...existence. One is less afraid of abandoning oneself to nature, to that nature of whom the Creator has said, "the lilies of the field, they toil not neither do they spin, and yet what royal robes can equal the splendour with which I have clothed these flowers!" '* Oswald...
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Biography and Early Art Criticism of Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo (da Vinci) - Art - 1999 - 502 pages
...unto babes." How reconcile this with the injunction, " Be ye wise as serpents"? And, again, "Consider the lilies of the field, they toil not neither do they spin. Take no thought saying what shall we eat or what shall we drink, for after all these things do the...
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The Real World of Fairies: A First-Person Account

Dora Kunz, Dora Van Gelder - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1999 - 204 pages
...of what all that means. They are the truest illustration of those lovely words of Jesus: "Consider the lilies of the field; they toil not, neither do they spin. Yet Solomon in all his glory 52 was not arrayed as one of these" [Matthew 6:28-29]. Our standards of...
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