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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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Hints and helps for teachers and parents [on Sunday schools].

John Green - 1878
...s gimo:tnt |Uag. 11.11.8. 6 lines. V.—The Ant or Emmet. fFHESE emmets, how little they are in J- our eyes! We tread them to dust, and a troop of them...Yet as wise as we are, if we went to their school, Ths-iv's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn. 2 They wear not their...
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False beasts and true, essays

Frances Power Cobbe - 1878
...these atoms of creatures, of whom that guide of our infancy, Dr. Watts, so complacently observed :— " We tread them to dust, and a troop of them dies Without our regard or concern ;" displaying kindly affections and helpfulness, such as only the elephant and the dog among animals...
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Poetry for Children

Samuel Eliot - Children's poetry - 1879 - 327 pages
...Let my first years be past ; That I may give for every day Some good account at last. WATTS, THE ANT. These emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We...our regard or concern ; Yet as wise as we are, if sent to their school, There's many a sluggard and many a fool Some lessons of wisdom might learn. They...
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The systematic Bible teacher

John Green - 1879
...in pur eyes ! [dies, We tread them to dust, and a troup of them Without our regard or concern : Vet as wise as we are, if we went to their school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool. Son* lesson* of wisdom might learn, 2. They wear not their time out in sleeping or play, But gather...
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The Church of England systematic Bible teacher [by J. Green. Complete].

John Green - 1879
...eyes ! [dies, We tread them to dust, and a troup of them Without our regard or concern : Yet as wise u we are, if we went to their school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool. Some lessons of wisdom might learn. a. They wear not their time out in sleeping or play, \ But gather...
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The Poetical Works of Isaac Watts and Henry Kirke White, Volume 63

Isaac Watts - 1881
...what 's not mine : Lest I steal what is not given, Guard my heart and hands from sin. V. THE ANT, OR EMMET. THESE emmets, how little they are in our eyes...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. They don't wear their...
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Aunt Charlotte's Evenings at Home with the Poets: A Collection of Poems for ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - Children's poetry - 1881 - 360 pages
...suppose, really the first writer of hymns on purpose for little children. Here is his Ant. THE ANT. These emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We...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. They wear not their time...
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Cyclopedia of Wonders and Curiosities of Nature and Art, Science and ...

John Platts - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882
...RESPECTING INSECTS. — (Continued.) Ants — White Ants — Green Ants — Visiting Antt — The AntThese emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We tread...school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, A lesson of wisdom might learn. Watti THE societies of ANTS, as also of other Hymenoptera, diffet from...
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Friendly leaves, ed. by mrs. J. Mercier

Girls' friendly society - 1882
...consider her ways, and be wise.' — PKOVERBS. ' Those emmets, ho\v little they are m our eyes ! \Ve 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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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 48; Volume 111

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1888
...their trust when their house is on fire. It is surely in Watts' s Divine and Moral Songs that we read : These emmets how little they are in our eyes ; We...troop of them dies. Without our regard or concern. But that is only the way in which enlightened newspaper writers talk scornfully about "petty states...
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