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" Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man. "
The Natural History of the Bible ; Or, A Description of All the Quadrupeds ... - Page 110
by Thaddeus Mason Harris - 1824 - 430 pages
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The London Magazine

1828
...wise and good man consists in imitating the mechanical action of a door turning upon its hinges ? ' So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.' Are poverty and want the chief elements of happiness ? Even the weaker sex are exhorted to be up betimes...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - 1830 - 300 pages
...thou I arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man. He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand : but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. He that...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1830 - 404 pages
...thou arise out of thy sleep f — Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : — So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed-man. 2. And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man that had not on a wedding-garment...
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Theology: Explained and Defended in a Series of Sermons, Volume 3

Timothy Dwight - 1830
...and received instruction. Yet a lit//': sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hand* 1 i sleep. So shall thy poverty come- as one that travelleth, and thy w.int as an armed man. Idleness, ai the same time, is obviously a fraud. The lazy m.ui chc.Hs himself...
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Plain rules for improving the health of the delicate, preserving the health ...

William Henderson - 1831
...stone wall thereof was broken down. Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep ; so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth ; and thy want as an armed man." All those who have attained great age, have beep distinguished as early risers. The morning is that...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

1832
...slumber, a little more folding of the hands to sleep." This is the snare; and what is the consequence ? "So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man." Sloth is the ensnaring Delilah; but her Philistine accomplices are behind the curtain watching their...
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Horæ homileticæ, or Discourses, in the form of ..., Volume 7; Volume 22

Charles Simeon - 1832
...wilt thou arise out of thy sleep ? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as ait armed man. FORESIGHT in relation to temporal concerns, though not universally practised, is universally...
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Scripture Natural History: Containing a Descriptive Account of the ...

William Carpenter - 1833 - 408 pages
...little slumber, A tittle foldmg of the arms to sleep ; So shall thy poverty como as one that travctleth, And thy want as an armed man. It is evident that the...penury ; therefore, instead of, ' one that travelleth,' we may read ' a post, or quick messenger,' an express. But our present business is with the 'armed...
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Christian Ethics: Being Selections from the Writings of Bishop Sanderson

Robert Sanderson - 1833 - 80 pages
...upon it, and received instruction. Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth ; and thy want as an armed man." " Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might ; for there is no work, nor device, nor...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 304 pages
...of thv sleep?—Vet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:—So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man. 2. And when the king came in to see the guests', he raw there a man that had not on a wedding-garment:—And...
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