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" THESE Emmets, how little they are in our eyes! We tread them to dust, and a troop of them dies, Without our regard or concern : Yet, as wise as we are, if we went to their school, There's many a sluggard and many a fool Some lessons of wisdom might learn. "
Solomon's Little People: A Story about the Ants - Page 19
by James Crowther - 1882 - 189 pages
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The Natural History of Remarkable Insects, with Their Habits and Instincts

Animal welfare - 1822 - 169 pages
...OR EMMETS. Emmets, how little they are in our eyesf We tread them to dust, anJ a troop of them die*. Without our regard or concern: Yet, as wise as we...school^ There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Sone lessons of wisdom might learu. G5 117 118 They don't wear their time out in sleeping or plsy....
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The Book of Nature Laid Open: In a Popular Survey of the Phenomena and ...

Rev. W. Hutton - Science - 1822 - 281 pages
...for activity ; and to the Ant, the sluggard is sent to learn a lesson of prudence and foresight. " These emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We...a troop of them dies Without our regard or concern : Vet, as wise ~J we are, if we went to their school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, . A...
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The English reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...thou'lt gain the praise ; To have soothed the bard, and to have inspired his lays. THE EMMET. Watts. THESE emmets, how little, they are in our eyes ! We tread them to death and a troop of them dies, Without our regard or concern. Yet as wise as we are, if we went to...
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Introduction to the English Reader: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1824 - 166 pages
...name by performing my duty ; This will scent like a rose when I'm dead., WATTsSECTION X. The Ant*. 1. THESE emmets, how little they are in our eyes ' We...school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn, 2. They don't wear their time out in sleeping or play, But gather...
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Divine Songs for the Use of Children

Isaac Watts - 1824 - 30 pages
...will throw about fire, And tell you, "'tis all but in sport." DIVINE SONGS. SONG XIII. f An Ant or Emmet. These Emmets, how little they are in our eyes...! We tread them to dust and a troop of them dies, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn. They wlar not their time...
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Popular philosophy: or, The book of nature laid open upon Christian ...

George Miller - 1826
...sent to learn a lesson of prudence and foresight. " These emmets, how little they are in our eyes t We tread them to dust, and a troop of them dies Without...school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, A lesson of wisdom might learn." Even the metamorphosis of insects, or the progressive change they...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...mould'ring clay ; For it shall rise when Death and Time, No more will trinmph o'er decay. winTHE ANT. THCSK emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We tread...school. There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn. They don't wear their time out in sleeping or play, But gather...
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The Bee: A Collection of Poems, Chiefly Designed for the Young

Children's poetry - 1828 - 180 pages
...thy farm or fold, Nor exchange thy peace for gold ! THESE Emmets, how little they are in our eyes I We tread them to dust, and a troop of them dies, Without...School, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learu. They wear not their time out in sleeping or play, But gather up...
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Divine and moral songs, attempted in easy language, for the use of children

Isaac Watts - Children's poetry, English - 1829 - 69 pages
...given, Guard my hands and heart from sin. SONG V. THE ANT, OR EMMET. THESE emmets ! how little they axe in our eyes! We tread them to dust, and a troop of them dies, Without our regard or concern ; Yet, wise as we are, if we went to their school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons...
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Divine and moral songs, for the use of children

Isaac Watts - Children's songs - 1830 - 72 pages
...Lest I steal what is not given, Guard my heart and hands from sin. MORAL SONGS. SONG IV. An Ant, or Emmet. THESE Emmets, how little they are in our eyes...or concern : Yet, as wise as we are, if we went to There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn. They wear not their time...
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