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" I see of this truth, that GOD governs in the affairs of men. And, if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that "except the Lord... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ... - Page 225
by Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 pages
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The British Review, and London Critical Journal, Volume 11

English literature - 1818
...been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it." I firmly believe this ; and I also...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a byeword down to future ages. And what is worse, mankind may hereafter, from this unfortunate instance,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1818
...been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that" except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it." I firmly believe this ; and I also...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a bye-word down to future ages. And what is •worse, mankind may hereafter, from this unfortunate instance,...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 3

1821
...assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that, " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it" I firmly believe this; and I also believe,...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a bv-word down to future ases." He Edible Birds' Nats. ANOTHF.R. IN the middle of the last century, when...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 3

...assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that, " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build • it." I firmly believe this ; and I...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a by-word down to future ages." He then moved, that prayers should be performed in that assembly every...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...assured, sir, in the sacred writing«, that " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that 2Q build it." I firmly believe this ; and I also believe, that without bis concurring Ątill, we shall succeed in this political building no better tliaa the builders of...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1820
...been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it." I firmly believe this; and I also...we ourselves shall become a • • •< reproach none, the Americans will find, and at no very remote time, that the want of an adequate provision for...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1820
...been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings, that " except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it." I firmly believe this; and I also...the builders of Babel. We shall be divided by our litde, partial, local interests, our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves shall become a I..;...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...build it." I firmly believe this; and I also believe, without his concurring aid, we shall proceed in this political building no better than the builders...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a by-word down to future ages ; and what is worse, mankind may hereafter, from this unfortunate instance,...
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A discourse on prayer

John Thornton - Prayer - 1824 - 374 pages
...have been assured, in the Sacred Writings, that ' except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it.' I firmly believe this ; and I also believe that, without hii R A celebrated historian has declared, " that the merit of our great Alfred, both in private and...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...been assured, sir, in the sacred writings, that ' except the Lord build the house, they labor in vain that build it.' I firmly believe this . and I also...confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and a by-word down to future ages. And what is worse, mankind may hereafter, from this unfortunate instance,...
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