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" and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and built great bulwarks round against it, and besieged it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city, yet no man remembered that same poor man. "
Works of Francis Bacon - Page 256
edited by - 1864
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Sermons, tr. by R. Robinson (H. Hunter)

Jacques Saurin - 1800
...by a great king, who built great bulwarks against it, and there was found in it a poor wise man, who by his •wisdom delivered the city, yet no man remembered that same poor man, chap. ix. 14, 15. Then courtiers mean and ungrateful, basely forsook their old master, and paid their...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...merits are lost in his poverty, than that in the words of the wise man : ' There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...men within: and there came a great king against it: and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and...the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then, said I, wisdom isbetterthan strength; nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...merits are lost in his poverty, than that in the words of the wise man : ' There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and lie,...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - 1804
...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. There was a little city, and few men within it: and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he...
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A short and plain exposition of the Old Testament, with devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it [seemed] 14 great unto me : [There was] a little city, and few men within it ; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and }>S built great bulwarks against it : Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James ..., Volume 5

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - Sermons, French - 1806
...great king, who built great bulwarks against it, and there zvas foimd in it a poor wise man, who by Ins wisdom delivered the city, yet no man remembered, that same poor man, chap. ix. 14, 15. Then the strong oppressed the weak. / considered all the oppressions that are done...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...This wisdom have I seen also under the sun, and it Ktmed great unto me ; 14 There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and...
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The British Essayists, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...merits are lost in his poverty, than that in the words of the wise man: ‘There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...merits are lost in his poverty, than that in the words of the wise man: There was a little city, and few men within it; and there came a great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it. Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he,...
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