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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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A gazetteer of the Old and New Testaments: to which is added the ..., Volume 2

William Fleming - 1838
...summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest," Prov. vi. 6-8. Another writer describes the ants as "a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer," Prov. xxx. 25. From what is apparently stated in these texts, it has been commonly supposed that the...
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Common Schools and Teachers' Seminaries

Calvin Ellis Stowe - Education - 1839 - 126 pages
...summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." " There be four things which are little on the earth, bat 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 no king,...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes, Explanatory ...

Bible - 1839
...meat; 23 For an odious woman when she is married ; and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress. 24 them suddenly, and they came to pass. 4 Because I knew that thou art f obstinate, : * H,eb- *?•"• v rr<i & i made uue. 2o * Ine ants are a people not kchap. 6.6. strong, yet they...
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Catharine Maria Sedgwick - American literature - 1839 - 158 pages
...to inspire me with the desire, as far as I can, to go and do likewise." CHAPTER VII. A TRUE STORY. " The ants are a people not strong, Yet they prepare their meat in summer." AMONG " father's families," as Mary had called those who were the particular subjects of her...
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Pictures of Early Life, Or, Sketches of Youth

Emma Catherine Embury - Children's literature - 1839 - 310 pages
...unto others as we would have others do unto us." The heart of the selfish man was touched. " There be things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise," murmured he, as he bade the little girl goodnight, and entered his house, a sadder, and it is to be...
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Innisfoyle abbey

Denis Ignatius Moriarty - 1840
...small regard to any paltry interest of my own, in this affair. As the sapient King Solomon saith,— ' The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ; the coneys are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks,'—so I, even I, were...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1868
...providing for the future. The writer who recommended sluggards to visit this establishment says, " the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer ;"' conduct which we cannot but approve whether we carry the rule into practice or not. We all deem...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1884
...chapters. The last but one contains the words of Agur, the son of Jakeh, and in that chapter Agur says, " There be four things which are little upon the earth, but they are exceeding wise." They are ants, conies, locusts, and spiders. The Revised Version has killed the poor spider, and put...
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The Bible cyclopędia: or, Illustrations of the civil and natural history of ...

William Goodhugh, William Cooke Taylor - 1841
...unceasing diligence to the slothful. (Prov. 6. 6.) Solomon calls the ants " exceeding wise," for though "a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." He therefore sends the sluggard to these little creatures, to learn wisdom, foresight, care, and diligence....
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...mistress. 24 There be four thinijs 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 a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks : 27 The locusts have...
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