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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 ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...Holy Writ. " Two things have I required of thee, deny me them not before I die. Remove far from nie vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty, nor riches...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 Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...: " Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die. Remove me far from vanities and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed...poor 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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An account of the life and writings of David Hume, esq

Thomas Edward Ritchie - 1807
...his fituation with that of perfons above or below him. t Agur's prayer i$ fufficiently noted — " Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them...convenient for me ; lest I be full and deny thee, and fay, who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and fteal, and take the name of my God in vain."— The middle...
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An Account of the Life and Writings of David Hume, Esq

Thomas Edward Ritchie - 1807 - 520 pages
...perfons above or below him. Agur's prayer is fuflkiently noted — " Two things have I required of thee j deny me them not before I die : remove far from me,...convenient for me ; lest I be full and deny thee, and fay, who is the Lord ? or lest 1 be poor, and fteal, and take the name of my God in vain/'— The middle...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...prayed,- give me neither poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me. Ver. 9. Lest I be rich and deny thee, and say who is the Lord, or lest I...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. Gal. vi. 14. Paul aaid, the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. CCXVII. These things...
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The Plain Teacher: Shewing the Advantage of Man's Prudent and Pious Conduct ...

Richard Steele - Business ethics - 1807 - 223 pages
...great treasure, and trouble therewith, Prov. xv. 16. " TUTO things have I required of Thee, deny me not before I die. Remove far from me vanity and lies...poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me, #c. Prov. xxx. 7, 9. " Better is the sight of the eyes, than the wandering of the desire. This is...
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Sermons, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1807
...to moderate views of human life and human happiness. Remember and admire, the wisdom of Agur's wish. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...riches. Feed me with food convenient for me : Lest I befull, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? On Moderation. 231 Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Agur founded his prayer, which, for the wisdom of it, is recorded in holy writ. ' Two things have 1 required of thee; deny me them not before I die. Remove...poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.' X ,3 I shall fiTl the remaining part of my paper with a very pretty allegory, which is wrought into...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...recorded in the book of Proverbs, to have been the wish and choice of one who was eminent for wisdom. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain *. FROM the whole view which we have now taken of the subject, we may, in the first place, learn the...
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The British Essayists, Volume 13

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...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...convenient for me: lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Whp is the Lord ? or lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.' F 3 I shall fill...
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