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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 Spirit of Life in the Soul

George W. Mylne - Holy Spirit - 1851
...is become like that of the beasts, so he requires the same treatment as they ; as it is written, " A whip for the " horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for " thefooFs back" (Prov. xxvi. 3.) But it is comparatively easy to bring the dumb animals into subjection...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volume 9

1852
...subject with the wise man; but is hiť meaning of a rod the some in both passages, when he writes, "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back;" and, "Withhold not correction from the child ; for if thou beatest him with the rod, he shall not die....
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A Commentary on the Book of Proverbs

Moses Stuart - Bible - 1852 - 432 pages
...take this to be the gist of the comparison ; and after this tenor is the version above. (3) A scourge for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools. That is, a rod is as appropriate for fools, as a whip for the horse, or a bridle for...
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A Commentary on the Book of Proverbs

Moses Stuart - Bible - 1852 - 432 pages
...take this to be the gist of the comparison ; and after this tenor is the version above. (3) A scourge for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools. That is, a rod is as appropriate for fools, as a whip for the horse, or a bridle for...
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Lectures on the Truth of the Bible

Eli Noyes - Bible - 1853 - 364 pages
...goodness, by placing all those motives before men which the great variety of human character demands. " A whip for the horse. a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back" — that is. let the highest motive be made to bear upon the individual to be governed, by which he...
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The domestic commentary on the Old (New) Testament, by a clergyman of the ...

Robert Shittler - 1853
...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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A Scripture Manual: Alphabetically and Systematically Arranged, Designed to ...

Charles Simmons - Bible - 1853 - 528 pages
...Lim with the rod, he shall not die. 14 Thoi \ him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul from he A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod fo: i back. — 29: lo The rod and reproof give wisdom : 1 ; left lo himself bringeth his mother to...
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The Works of John Owen, D.D.

John Owen - Puritans - 1853
...the one as incitements from love in respect of the other. ' A whip for the horse,' says Solomon, ' a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.' The flesh, even in the wisest of men, is a fool, and would be unruly without a rod ever and anon shaken...
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Bookseller's catalogues

William Brough (bookseller.) - 1853
...boards, Is 6d, pub. at 85, 1807 — Better Copy, curious title and coloured frontispiece, boards, 2s 6d " A Whip for the Horse, a Bridle for the Ass, and a Roil for the Fool's Back." Plato's Works. Abridged, with Account of his Life, Philosophy, Morals, and...
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Clovernook; Or, Recollections of Our Neighborhood in the West: 1st- 2d Series

Alice Cary - American fiction - 1854 - 364 pages
...laughter, Uncle Christopher struck his cane on the floor, and looking sternly toward the offenders, said, " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back !" leaving to them the application, which they made, 1 suppose, for they became silent — the younger...
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