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" I seen also under the sun, and it seemed great unto me: there was a little city, 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... "
THE KEY TO THE EXERCISES FOR THE ILLUSTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RULES ... - Page 113
by W. JILLARD HORT - 1822
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - 1813
...by a great king, who built great bulwarks against it, and there was found in it a poor wise man, who by his wisdom delivered the city, yet no man remembered that same poor man, chap. ir. 14, 15. Then courtiers mean and ungrateful basely forsook their old master, and paid their...
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The Philosophy of the Human Mind, in Respect to Religion; Or, A ...

James Fishback - 1813 - 306 pages
...great king against it, and beseiged 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. Then, said I, wisdom is better than strength. Wisdom is better than weapons of war; but one sinner...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1828
...SCRIPTURE ILLUSTRATED. THE POOR AND WISE MAN. Eccles, ix. 15. " N..IV there was found in it (the city,) a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city." WHEN Alexander the Great was about to destroy the city Lampracus, his old master, Anaximenes came...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, Volume 5

Nathaniel Lardner - 1815
...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 remembered that same poor man," ver. 13 15. If the place had been saved by some rich citizen, the performance would have been applauded...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against it: 15 Now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered...the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and...
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A Compendium of the Religious Doctrines, Religious and Moral Precepts ...

1815 - 276 pages
...money is a defence : but the excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless the...man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Wisdom is better than weapons of war. Keep sound wisdom. Fools despise wisdom. Wisdom excelleth folly...
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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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The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...to it, erected bulwarks against it, and entrenched it round : now there was found within the walls a poor wise man and he by his wisdom delivered the city ; but none remembered the same poor man. THIS parable describes the corrupt and malevolent nature of...
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An Answer to the Rev. A. O'Callaghan on the Tendency of Bible Societies as ...

William Russel - 1816 - 110 pages
...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...city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man." (Eccles. ix. t4, 15.) " The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding...
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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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