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" A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. "
The American Journal of Education - Page 326
edited by - 1876
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The book of nature; or, The true sense of things

William Jones - 1814
...poison under their lips. Q. Who is the good shepherd ? A. Jesus Christ. ,.',.. THE TEXTS. Prov. xxvi. 3. A bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. See also Job xi. 12. Acts xx. 29. Grievous wolves shall enter in among you, not sparing the jlock....
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Quakerism Unveiled: Truth Prevalent : in Two Letters, Addressed to the ...

Ephraim Wood - Society of Friends - 1815 - 379 pages
...usual time*. vants of all denominations as deceivers; and against his saints as hypocrites, advise— " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ASS, and a rod for the fool's back." (Prov. xxvi. 3.) "' Forty stripes, save one,' and that one the heaviest of all, may be given in a future...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...fool. 2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. 4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according...
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The Edinburgh Review and the West Indies: With Observations on the Pamphlets ...

Colonist - Abolitionists - 1816 - 360 pages
...our present colonial system. In the book of Proverbs, at xxvi. chap, and 3d verse, it is written, " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." By fools the wise man certainly meant not those unhappy beings who were deprived of or left deficient...
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Kaleidoscopiana Wiltoniensia, Or, a Literary, Political, and Moral View of ...

Elections - 1818 - 406 pages
...partiality to excuse them, as I am, "bondfdc," A NATIVE. To the Freeholders of the County of Wilts. " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." Solomon. " Forty stripes, save one, but that one the heaviest of them all." GENTLEMEN, You will observe...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...fool. 2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3 t alone ; these, where had they been ? 22 Thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, 4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...sparrow in wandering, and the swallow in flying, So the curse that is without cause shall not come. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, And a rod for the back of fools are necessary. 4 Answer not a fool according to his folly, Lest thou also be like anto...
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Exposition of the Book of Proverbs, Volume 1

George Lawson - Bible - 1821
...escape an ignominious punishment, when by his unbridled mouth he makes both God and man his enemy ? "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back t." A bridle was necessary to govern asses when men rode on them ,. * rod is equally necessary for...
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Exposition of the book of proverbs, Volume 2

George Lawson - 1821
...cannot escape the execution of it, but through Christ who was made a curse in our stead J. Ver. 3. A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for thefool's back. A fool is more brutish than the horse or the ass ; for the horse, as well as the ox...
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The Hero of No Fiction: Or, Memoirs of Francis Barnett, the ..., Volume 2

Francis Barnett - 1823
...I think the whip would be use* No Fiction, vol. ii. p. 199. fully and scripturally applied to Reed. "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back ;" Prov. xxvi. 3. Why he is a bigger fool than Silly Sammy, the Miller, near Knaresborough, wh» flogged...
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