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" There was a little city (says he), and few men within it ; and there came a great King against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it : " Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city ; yet no man... "
Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ... - Page 29
1824
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A companion for the feastivals [sic] and fasts of the Church of England [by ...

Robert Nelson - 1815
...though Eccies. ;x. Wisdom is better than Strength, nevertheless, as Solomon hath long since observed, the poor Man's Wisdom is despised, and his Words are not heard. And farther, that by this Means they may be better enabled not only to provide for their Families,...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects, Volume 3

Robert Walker, Hugh Blair - 1816
...actions of one in that elevated station are commonly more regarded than those of a meaner person. " The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard ;" but if one arrayed in royal apparel make an oration from a throne, the people shall give a shout,...
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 1

Robert South - 1823
...he was poor: and once grant this, and you cannot keep off that unavoidable sequel in the next verse, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. We may believe it upon Solomon's word, who was rich as well as wise, and therefore knew the force of...
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Discourses on Various Subjects and Occasions: Selected from the Complete ...

Robert South - 1827 - 455 pages
...True ; but still he was poor. And once grant this, and you cannot keep off that unavoidable sequel, The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. We may believe it upon Solomon's word, who was rich, as well as wise, and therefore knew the force...
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The Works of Dr. Isaac Barrow, Volume 1

Isaac Barrow - 1830
...is this? and if he stumble, they will help to overthrow him.' And Solomon himself notes the same : ' The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' Not only those that swell with pride and swim in plenty, but even the meanest of the people, will be...
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The Works of Dr. Isaac Barrow: Sermons

Isaac Barrow - 1830
...this ? and if he stumble, they will help to overthrow him.1 And Solomon himself notes the same : ' The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' Not only those that swell with pride and swim in plenty, but evn the meanest of the people, will...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - 1834 - 370 pages
...rich hath many friends. Chap. xix. 4. Ver. 24. The crown of the wise is their riches. Eccl. if. 16. The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Prov. xxii. 7. The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender. xviii. 23....
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Sermons

Nathan Parker, Henry Ware - 1835 - 402 pages
...summer is ended, and we are not saved. Jeremiah viii. 20. SERMON XXIX. THE INFLUENCE OF WEALTH. The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Ecclesiastct ix. 16. 295 SERMON XXX. THE CHRISTIAN RACE. Let us run with patience the race, that...
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A sketch of the the life of the rev. John Brown, sometime minister ... in ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1839
...delivered the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, wisdom is better than strength, nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard." There were diversities of ranks then, as well as now, though there was not exactly the same strife, who should...
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Sermons preached upon several occasions, Volume 1

Robert South - 1842
...was poor : and once grant this, and you cannot keep off that unavoidable sequel in the next verse, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. We may believe it upon Solomon's word, who was rich as well as wise, and therefore knew the force of...
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