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" A little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little " more folding of the hands to sleep. "
A thousand lines: now first offered to the world we live in - Page 6
by Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1845 - 60 pages
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The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge, Volume 1

Philip Doddridge - Theology - 1802
...foolish heart draws back from the yoke: yet I stretch myself upon the bed of sloth, and cry out for a little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep\. Thus does my corrupt heart plead for its own indulgence, against the convictions...
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 1

Philip Doddridge - 1802
...foolish heart draws back from the yoke: yet I stretch myself upon the bed of sloth, and cry out for a little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep%. Thus does my corrupt heart plead for its own indulgence, against the convictions...
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Evangelical Principles and Practice: Being Fourteen Sermons, Preached in the ...

Thomas Haweis - Evangelicalism - 1803 - 332 pages
...comes, with what reluctance do you rise ? It is too soon, it is too cold, saith every man's natural sloth. "A little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep ;" (Prov. xxi v. 33.) necessity urges you to rise : but the same temper follows...
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The Columbian Preacher; Or, A Collection of Original Sermons: From ..., Volume 1

Nathan Elliot - Sermons, American - 1808 - 304 pages
...Thus deceived by the love of sin, you are in your spiritual concerns, crying, with the sluggard, ' A little more sleep a little more slumber; a little more folding of the hands to sleep ;' all shall yet be well. But had Lot persisted in deceiving himself, by arguing...
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Theological Works: To which is Prefixed Biographical Memoir of the ..., Volume 2

John Skinner - 1809
...keep from hearing it, so far it works ' irre' sistibly* upon him ; but his slothful desire after ' a ' little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little ' more folding of the hands to sleep *,' hinders him from complying with it, as does the willing, active, industrious...
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Sermons, and other discourses, Volume 2

Samuel Lavington - 1815
...you in your graves, " Arise, ye dead, and come to judgment," do not regard him; but calmly say, " Yet a little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep." When Christ calls to you by name, " How is it that I hear this of thee? give...
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A Series of Discourses on the Leading Doctrines and Duties of ..., Volume 4

Alexander Proudfit - Presbyterian Church - 1815
...him in the day of the Lord's wrath;" anoiher appears utterly secure and indifferent ; lie is asking "a little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep," as if this momentary ease could profit him at the hazard of never-ending confusion...
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Quakerism Unveiled: Truth Prevalent : in Two Letters, Addressed to the ...

Ephraim Wood - Society of Friends - 1815 - 379 pages
...uprightly, and not consult with his sloth in the case, for that will still, with Solomon.s sluggard, cry, a little more sleep, a little more slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep, Prov. xxii. 33. (p. Another pious writer (in the Christian Observer, 1804. p....
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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil ...: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 3

Richard Cecil, Josiah Pratt - Theology - 1816
...lead them from ruin ; they promise to hear at a more convenient season : they demand time for moving: A little more sleep, a little more slumber^ a little more folding of the hands to sleep. Hence we may account for many objections that are made to our labours. The...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 2

George Horne - 1818
...and indolence, to relapse into evil habits, like the sluggard upon his bed, who requireth always " a little more sleep, a little more " slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep." Let us arise at the first admonition, because, that being rejected, God may...
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