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" There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise : the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; the conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks; the locusts have... "
Solomon's Little People: A Story about the Ants - Page 3
by James Crowther - 1882 - 189 pages
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1848
...that when Solomon said ' Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise,'" and again ' The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer,''' — he -was but doubtfully correct ; while Virgil," Horace/ and Milton.s' who all three speak of the...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...meat; 23 For an odious woman when she is married ; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress. 24 There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise : 25 The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; 26 The conies are...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Out of the ...

1815 - 960 pages
...meat ; 23 For an odious 'woman when (he is married ; and an handmaid that is heir to her miftrefs. 24 There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wife : 515 The ants are a people not ftrong.yet the; prepare their meat in the famine r ; 2.o The conies...
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The Christian Philosopher: A Collection of the Best Discoveries in Nature ...

Cotton Mather - Natural theology - 1815 - 324 pages
...weather. Another of these providers is the ant, whereof the wise man says, they are exceeding wise ; a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. Sir Edward King having been curious in examining their 'generation, wonders to find them lying in multitudes...
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Three Discourses on the Case of the Animal Creation, and the Duties of Man ...

James Plumptre - Animal welfare - 1816 - 78 pages
...to the question, " What things are small and contemptible in themselves and yet tvise? lie replies: There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceedingly wise: The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer, and...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany ..., Volume 5

Asia - 1818
...literary men, was unproductive, if not useless. Agur, in his prayer, Proverbs xxx, v. 25, says : " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ;" and the laws of nature point out to us, with St. Paul, who himself worked and gained his livelihood...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...mistress. 24 There be four things ivhich are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise: 25 ɍ l ɍ v ɍ Ȇځ 8 ܻ ; 26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks ; 27 The locusts have...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...mistress. 24 There are four thiugs which are little upon the earth ; But they are exceeding wise: 26 The ants are a people not strong, Yet they prepare their meat in the summer. 26 The conies are a people not strong, Yet they make their houses in the rocks. 27 The locusts have...
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Exposition of the book of proverbs, Volume 2

George Lawson - 1821
...blush in the cheeks of many who boast of the dignity of their rank in the scale of creatures. Ver. 25. The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. The strength of ants has been admired by wise men, but their wisdom and industry make them strong ;...
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A Summary of Christian Faith and Practice Confirmed by References to the ...

E. J. Burrow - 1822
...and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. Prov. xxx. 24 — 28. There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding ivise : The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; The conies are...
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