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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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The baptist Magazine

1818
...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 the same poor man," Eccles. ht. 14, 15 ; w'e are disgusted at the ingratitude of the citizens ;...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1819
...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...wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' ' If we regard poverty and wealth, asjthey are apt to produce virtues or vices in the mind of man,...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 8

...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. Then I saw that wisdom is better than strength." A striking verification of the foregoing sentiment, is...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1819 - 920 pages
...poor wise man, and he by his w isdom delivered remembered that the city ; yet no man same poor man. 16 merican Bible Society ii despised, and his words are not heard. 17 The words of wise men-are heard in quiet more than the...
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The new Whole duty of man

Whole duty - 1821
...them alx>ve the contempt of those who are apt to be influenced by outward appearances ; for, though wisdom is better than strength, nevertheless the poor...man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. And further, that by this means they may be better enabled not only to provide for their families,...
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An Attempt to Illustrate the Book of Ecclesiastes

George Holden - 1822 - 180 pages
...great king against it, and besieged it, and built great bulwarks against 15 it. Now there Avas found in it a poor wise man, and he, by his wisdom, delivered the city ; yet, such was the ingratitude of the inhabitants, that no man remembered that same poor man, to make him...
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 1

Robert South - 1823
...in it, besieged by a great and potent king, and in the 15th verse, we read, that there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city. A worthy service indeed, and certainly we may expect that some honourable recompence should follow...
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Addresses Delivered at the Triennial Celebration ...

1824
...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...man. " Then, said I, wisdom is better than strength ; wisdom is better than weapons of war ; nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words...
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824
...wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered ike city; yet uo man remtmbered that same poor mem. h [16] Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless...man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. with the determination to raze it to the ground ; but Jaddua and his priests in their sacerdotal robes,...
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 1

1824
...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." Conduct like this, so preposterous, but yet so common, grins a Satire on the race. But, however common...
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