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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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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 45

Education - 1896
...the ground. An ant hill is a good study room, and it will require many hours to get the whole lesson. 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."...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 5

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...surely in Watts's " Divine and Moral Songs " that we read: — "These emmets how little they are in oar eyes; We tread them to dust, and a 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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The Bible Story ...

Newton Marshall Hall - Hymns - 1906 - 507 pages
...; God will approve it in His sight, 'Tis His own work and His delight. — Isaac Watts. 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 wear not their time...
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Isaac Watts Remembered

David Guy Fountain - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 111 pages
...not a shame for thee To be outdone by pismires?..." with the following lines from Watts' "The Ant or Emmet": "These Emmets, how little they are in our...school, There's many a sluggard, and many a fool, Some lessons of wisdom might learn," It is highly probable that Watts, as he was constantly doing in...
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Collected Works of Lindley Murray

Lindley Murray - 1996 - 5240 pages
...them to dust, and a troop of them die?, Without our regard or concern : Yet as wise as \ve are, if \ve went to their 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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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...species notch] keep score of the Muse] poetry pain] careful labour 40 The Anf or Emmet ISAAC WATTS 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. They don't wear their time out in sleeping or play, But gather...
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Poetry and prose: with lessons on the art of reading; a suppl. to Daily ...

Poetry - 1870
...Improvement of the Mind, Essays, Psalma and Hymns, Divine Songs for Children. THE ANT.— INDUSTRY. THESE emmets, how little they are in our eyes ! We...Without 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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