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" Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die. Remove far from me vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for me : lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor... "
The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the Apocrypha - Page 76
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...wanting. Agur's prayer, with the reasons of his wish, are full to this purpose : " Give me neither poverty nor riches. Feed me with " food convenient for me..." and steal, and take the name of my God in vain." From what hath been' said, I shall, in the second place, offer some considerations, that may be useful...
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A Tour Through the Northern Counties of England, and the Borders ..., Volume 2

Richard Warner - England - 1802 - 316 pages
...enjoy: " Two things " have I required of thee; deny me them not be" fore I die. Remove me far from vanity and " lies; give me neither poverty nor riches;...and steal, and take the name of my " GOD in vain." Removed by their situation and circumstances from the ever-shifting scene of fashionable life, their...
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The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 1

John Witherspoon, John Rodgers - Presbyterian Church - 1802
...feems to have fuggefted the wife and well-conceived prayer of the prophet Agur, Prov- xxx. 7, 8, 9. " Two things have I required of thee, " deny me them...nor riches, " feed me with food convenient for me : left I be full, and " deny thee, and fay, Who is the Lord ? or left I be poor, " and Heal, and take...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...prayer, which, for the wisdom of it, is recorded in holy writ. ' Two things have I required of thce ; deny me them not before I die. Remove far from me...with food convenient for me : lest I be full and deny thce, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.'...
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The Works of the Rev. John Witherspoon...: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 2

John Witherspoon, John Rodgers - Presbyterian Church - 1802
...eternal weight of glory." VOL. If. Cc 203 ON THE PURITY oF THE HEART. SERMON 27. PRoVERBS xxx. 7, 8, 9. Two things have I required of thee, deny me them not...and lies; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convement for me, If. "it I be full and deny thee, and say, who is the Lord? or lest I...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...consideration that Agur founded his prayer, which for the wisdom of it is recorded in Holy Writ. ' Two things have I required of thee, deny me them not...poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.' I shall fill the remaining part of my paper with a very pretty allegory, which is wrought into a play...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1803
...might enjoy : " Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die. Remove me far from vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches;...poor and steal, and take the name of my GOD in vain." Removed by their situation and circumstances from the ever shifting Kene of fashionable life, their...
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Sermons

William Laurence Brown - Sermons, English - 1803 - 491 pages
...AM ND OPEN TO THE IMPRESSION OF TRUTH, AND ATTACHED TO DUTY. PROVERBS xxx. 7, 8, 9. Two thi?ig$ haue I required of thee, deny me them not Before I die....riches: feed me with food convenient for me ; lest 71': full, and deny thee, ' and say who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name...
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Sermons Composed for Country Congregations

Edward Nares - Sermons, English - 1803 - 410 pages
...memorable request of Agur ; " Give me, " 0 Lord, neither poverty nor riches, lest," in the one case " / be full and deny thee, " and say who is the Lord ?"...and steal, and take the name of my " God in vain." Here riches and poverty might equally become the unrighteous mammon,by drawing us away from our duty...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...Proverbs, 30. All thy words, O God, are pure : thou art a shield to them that put their trust in thee. Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them....poor, and steal, and take the name. of my God in vain. From the Prayer of Judith, Judith, 9. O God, O my God, hear me also a widow. For, behold, the Assyrians...
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