The Duty and Rewards of Industry Considered
Wetton and Jarvis, 1819 - 184 pages
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Page 9 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.
Page 26 - No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.
Page 130 - Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord.
Page 24 - Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men...
Page 119 - Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.
Page 128 - The Lord is the portion of mine inheritance and of my cup : thou maintainest my lot. The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.
Page 179 - Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them : for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.
Page 161 - The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
Page 17 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the Lord, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the Lord, to the help of the Lord against the mighty.
Page 150 - Blessed is the man that heareth me, watching daily at my gates, waiting at the posts of my doors.