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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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Scripture Natural History for Youth, Volume 2

Esther Copley - Animals in the Bible - 1828 - 668 pages
...prudent forecast of the ants that the sacred writers particularly allude. " The ants," observes Agur," are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer," Prov. xxx. '25. " Go to the ant," said Solomon, " thou sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise ; which...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 16

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...seyn thin helth : which thou hast maad retly before the lace of alle fwejitis. U'l'c/i/1. Lull. i. Ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in summer. Ptoierbi xxx. 25, Prophesy again before many ptuplft and nations and tongues. /iYir///(ws...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 4

Liberalism (Religion) - 1830
...guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." On the former of these texts, Poole [Annot., &c., ver. 8) observes that " in winter ants stir not out...
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Pastoral advice to young men, particularly those in country villages, in 7 ...

Edward Berens - Sermons, English - 1831 - 86 pages
...ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. Prov. vi. 6, 7, 8. There be four things which are little upon the earth,...strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. Prov. xxx. 24, 25. For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work,...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 30

1831
...Prov. xxx. 25, the ant is spoken of as one of the four diminutive things upon 4N [Ост. earth, which are exceeding wise ' The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;' an expression usually understood of their laying up stores of provisions in summer against approaching...
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Friendly advice to a young man

Edward Berens - 1832
...summer, andgathereth her food in the harvest. And again, There be four things which are little upon earth, but they are exceeding wise. The ants are a...strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer*. As the ant, taught by the instinct implanted in her by the God of nature, diligently labours in the...
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Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible

Augustin Calmet - Bible - 1832 - 1003 pages
...foresight is given to the ant, (apparently by a different writer from Solomon,) in chap. xxx. 25 : " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." From these testimonies, and from many others among the ancients, we conclude, that in wanner climates,...
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Scripture Natural History: Containing a Descriptive Account of the ...

William Carpenter - Nature in the Bible - 1833 - 408 pages
...vi. 6. In Prov. xxx. 25, the ant is spoken of as one of the four diminutive things upon earth, which are exceeding wise : ' The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer;' an expression usually understood of their laying up stores of provision in summer against approaching...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 12

Children's periodicals - 1844
...pay. Wonders of Natnre. Geometric, or Net-Working Spider. Field and Garden Mechanics. SOLOMON says ' There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise : the spider taketh hold with her hands, and is in king's palaces.' The amphitheatres of Rome are merely...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...will entreat the favour of the prince : and every man is a friend to him that giveth gifts. ^ f 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 but...
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