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" There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler : 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. "
Oriental Customs: Or. An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by an ... - Page 157
by Samuel Burder - 1804 - 431 pages
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Discourses on Government, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - Monarchy - 1805
...is an evil that Solomon detested: " Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low places: I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth."* They who understand Solomon's language, will easily see, that the rich, and the princes he means, are...
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Oriental Customs: Or an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1804
...the Turkish dignity to go on an horse faster than a foot pace in the streets. When they appear thus abroad they are attended with a number of servants....horses, and princes walking as, servants upon the earth. HARMER, vol. ii- p. 104. No. 21 8. — xii. 4. The doors shall be shut in the street1!, \vhen the sound...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...is an evil that Solomon detested : " Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low places ; I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." They who understand Solomon's languagei will easily see, that the rich, and the princes he means, are...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...which proceedeth from the ruler > 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it ; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him....
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...an evil that Solomon detested : . " Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low places ; I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." They who understand Solomon's language, will easily see, that the rich, and the princes he means, are...
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Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a ..., Volume 2

Adam Clarke - Bible - 1808
...for herself, and the other for the servant that attended her. Solomon might refer to the same, when he says, I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Eccl. x. 7. My reader however will meet with a more exact illustration of this passage in a succeeding...
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The Works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D ...

Joseph Hall, Josiah Pratt - 1808
...their parts and estate, and are well worthy of eminent places, are neglected and disregarded ; X. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Which, what is it other, than as if servants should ride on horseback, while princes walk by their...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...their parts and estate, and are well worthy of eminent places, are neglected and disregarded ; X. 7 / have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Which, what is it other, than as if servants should ride on horseback, while princes walk by their...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...denotes a posture of mourning and great sorrow, a& Jer. xiii. 18; Isai. xlvii. 1; Ezek. xxvi. 16. 7. I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. By servants are meant men of a low and base condition, fitter to be the tail than the head, Gen. ix....
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Oriental customs: or, An illustration of the Sacred scriptures by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1812
...the Turkish dignity to go on an horse fester than a foot pace in the streets. When they appear thus abroad they are attended with a number of servants....seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as tenants upon the earth. HARMER, vol. ii. p. 10i. No. 218. — xii. 4. The doors shall be shut in the...
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