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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 Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: And with the Former ...

1860 - 1324 pages
...fool. 2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3 of Solomon, king of Judah, and unto all the house of Judah and Benjamin, a 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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 23

Literature - 1861
...Charley, we charge you not to let them run away with you fust. Solomon's law was a middlin' good one : ' A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.' The lads are full on't, and no mistake." "Full on't" they were indeed; but the longsuffering teacher was...
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Temple Bar, Volume 22

1868
...course, each exercise of his function must be judged of by itself. Accordingly, we have in Proverbs, " a whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for Hie fool's back" jndiciously recommended as instruments of equal utility. And when we read in the Gospel...
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The harp of God: 12 letters on liturgical music

Edward Young - 1861
...prepared the heavens, I was there ; " and those pungent, homely proverbs, " A whip for the horse, and a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." Mark the extraordinary juxtaposition of images in prophetic language — " The light of the moon shall...
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The Sower, Volumes 3-4

1881
...men to learn these lessons, for I have found that my back has called for the rod, as Solomon says, ' A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back' (Prov. xxvi. 3). " I must say to the honour of the Lord that He never suffered me to fall foully, and...
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The Proverbs, with Scripture illustrations

1862
...but bless lhan : when they arise, let them be ashamed : but let thy servant rejoice. Ps. 109. 28. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go : I will quide thee with mine eye....
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1862
...spareth his rod, hateth his son : bnt he that lovelh him chasteneth him betimes." — Prov. xiii. 24. " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." — Prov. xxvi. 3. Solomon had no hesitation'either as to the instrument of castigation, or the part...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1862
...rod, hateth Ms son : bat he that lovetti him chaste in.' t • him betimes." — Prot. xiii. 24. " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." — Prm. xxyi. 3. Solomon bad no hesitation~either as to the instrument of castigation, or the part...
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The Home and foreign review [formerly The Rambler]., Volume 2

1863
...Hebrew poetry is recognised not by its prosody, but by its syntax and logical antithesis. The distich, " A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, And a rod for the fool's back," no more scans or rhymes in Hebrew than in English; yet it is as much verse in Hebrew as Bauhusius'...
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Pleasant Sundays with my children; or, Here a little and there a little, by ...

mrs. M J H. Hollings - 1863
...the horse, though perhaps it has less quickness in finding its way. Perhaps you know the verse, — "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." (Prov. xxvi. 3.) The patriarchs, or great men of very early times, had many asses, as well as sheep...
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