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" Go to the Ant, thou Sluggard, consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. "
The Guardian - Page 32
1859
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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 4

Thomas Ridgley - 1815
...to consider the provision whicb the smallest insects make for their subsistence ; The ant providetft her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest* Prov. vi. 8. And the apostle says, If any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...eyes, with liveliest grace* charm. Sfoses Browne. Go to the Ant, thou sluggard : consider her ways, and be wise; "Which having no guide, overseer, or...Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food m the harvest. Proverbs, chap. vi. ver. 6, 7, 8. lonaon: PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY, . ;...
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The Works of President Edwards, Volume 5

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1817
...these things arc man's duty ; as Prov. vi. 6 — 8. " Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathcrcth her food in the harvest." And chap. x. 5, &c. " He that gathereth in the summer is a wise...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects

William Barlass, Peter Wilson - Sermons, English - 1818 - 607 pages
...duty of providing for futurity, Prov. vi. 6 — 8, " Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise : which, having no guide, overseer, or...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." He neglects the means without which the end cannot be attained. This is the effect of the former. If...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wisek. The ants are a people not strong ; which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth...meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest1. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little...
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The Duty and Rewards of Industry Considered

Isaac Barrow - Economics - 1819 - 184 pages
...sweet in which we live. Solomon sendeth us to the ant, and biddeth us to " consider her ways," which " provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." Many such instructors we may find in nature ; the like industrious providence we may observe in every...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 16

1834
...distress, from an unpacified conscience, and from an unreconciled God. The wisdom of the ant is, that " she provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." She does not put off her maintenance to the winter, when there is little food to be had, and when the...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...sluggard ; Consider her ways, and be wise : 7 Who, though she hath no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, And gathereth her food in the harvest. 9 How long, sluggard, wilt thou repose '. When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep.' 10 Ever desiring...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Review, Volume 4

1820
...sentiment is expressed in the form of a precept : " Go" to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise ; which having no guide, overseer, or...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest." Prov/ vi. 6. The social habits, wonderful activity, and astonishing labours or' a being of such insignificant...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects, Volume 2

Robert Walker, Hugh Blair - Presbyterian Church - 1820
...advice winch the wise man hath given us : ^ Go to the ant, thoo sluggard; consider her ways, and he wise; which, having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the siimnicr. and galhercth her food in the harvest." He directs us to a creature, indeed, of the most...
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