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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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Religious and Moral Sentences Culled from the Works of Shakespeare: Compared ...

William Shakespeare, Sir Frederick Beilby Watson - 1843 - 224 pages
.../—As for man, his days are as grass : as a flower of the field, so he flourisheth. PSALM ciii. ANT. The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer. ANSWER. By the eternal God! whose name and power Thou tremblest at, answer that I shall ask ! 2 HENRY...
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The Creation: A Series of Letters from a Father to His Children

William Graeme Rhind - Christian life - 1844 - 398 pages
...force of the divine injunction. In Prov. xxx. 24 — 28, there is another most striking passage : — " There be four things which are little upon the earth,...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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Parley's Magazine, Volume 11

Children's periodicals - 1843
...creature, except man, that has constructed a door turning on hinges. Never give up a good Thing. ' THERE be four things which are little upon the earth,...the ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare,' &c. Prov. 30. "There was no feature more remarkable in the character of Timour* than his extraordinary...
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My school-boy days

My school-boy days - 1844
...crossing our path. Diminutive as it is, Solomon speaks of it as one of the four things upon earth which are exceeding wise : — ' The ants are a people not...strong, Yet they prepare their meat in the summer.' Prov. xxx. 25. For its industry he selects it to impart a fine reproof to the slothful : — ' Go to...
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The Prairie-bird, Volume 3

Sir Charles Augustus Murray - English fiction - 1844
...fertile regions." "True, dear Reginald," she replied, "therefore did the wise man say in days of old, ' 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.' " A little further onward,...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old Testament, and the New: Translated Out of ...

1841
...mistress. 24 There be four things ichich arc little upon the earth, but they are ex ceedingwise: 26 the king in the feast which was jn the seventh month. 4 And all ti.:e suiT.mer; 26 The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks ; 27 The...
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Some Meditations and Prayers Selected from The Way of Eternal Life: In Order ...

Isaac Williams, Antoine SUCQUET - Emblem Books, English - 1845 - 356 pages
...the true Light ? Where length of days, but in Thee, Who art my Life, Whom beyond all life I love ? There be four things which are little upon the earth,...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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 79

1876
...been obtruded into the text at an early period as it is referred to by Clemens of Alexandria. tints are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." The ceaseless motion which pervades all nature is a visible and ever-present protest against indolence....
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The zoology of the English poets, corrected by the writings of modern ...

Robert Hasell Newell - 1845
...prorideth her meat in sommer, and gathereth her food in the harrost." — Proeerbs, ri. 6, 7, 8. " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in sommer." — Ch. xxx. r. 24. as a strong confirmation of the aneient opinion : it can, however, relate...
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The Gradual Reader, First Step, Or Exercises in Articulation: Designed to ...

David Bates Tower - English language - 1845 - 168 pages
...others as we would have others do unto us." 20. 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 good night, and entered his house, a sadder, and it is to be...
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