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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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The Aged Christian's Cabinet: Containing a Variety of Essays, Conversations ...

John Stanford - Older people - 1829 - 451 pages
...labour. For this reason it is we are sent to tlie ant to learn her ways and be wise, for she providcth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest, for future use ; and if this admonition was reduced to practiee, many aged people might enjoy their...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...to-morrow I will give, when thou hast it by thee. 9 Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, and be wise : which having no guide, overseer, or...her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? when wilt thou I arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...reprehension ffc. come under (his head. 1. Go to the ant, thou sluggard ; consider her ways, andT>e wise : — which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,...her food in the harvest. How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard ? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep ? — Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little...
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The Monthly Repository and Review of Theology and General Literature, Volume 4

Liberalism (Religion) - 1830
...learning.^ Prov. vi. 6 — 8, compared with xxx. 25, " 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." " The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer." On the former of these...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1830
...these things arc man's duty ; as Prov. vi. C — 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, andgathercth her food in the harvest." And chap. x. 5, &c. " He that galhereth in the summer is a wise...
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Pastoral advice to young men, particularly those in country villages, in 7 ...

Edward Berens - Sermons, English - 1831 - 86 pages
...EXHORTED TO FKUGALITY AND FORESIGHT. PROV. vi. 6, 7, 8. Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: which having no guide, overseer, or ruler,...the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. IT is of great importance to us all, that we should acquire the habit of carrying our view forward...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 30

1831
...from that beautiful and instructive passage, — " Go to the ant, tliou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise ; which having no guide, overseer, or...meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.'7 The preacher, being a good divine but an indifferent naturalist, gave us several pretty...
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Short Discourses to be Read in Families

William Jay - Families - 1833 - 493 pages
...reflect on your own numberless departures from duty ! " 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 gatliereth her food in the harvest." " Hear, О heavens, and give ear, О earth : for the Lord hath...
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The Teenage Years of Jesus Christ: The Ultimate Pattern for Teenagers Today

Jerry Ross - 2000 - 124 pages
...Do you work harder when a teacher is watching you? "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. 6:6-8. An insect works hard without any supervision. An insect. An insect! 9. Do you look...
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Pioneering North America: Mediators of European Culture and Literature

Klaus Martens - American literature - 2000 - 254 pages
...ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. Ants serve well as an allegory for industry and are likewise employed in the depiction of a functioning...
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