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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 British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1864
...with contempt, or turn from them as from a pestilence. Oh that we could put in force the proverb, " A bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back " ! Without morality or wit, their works are full of scurrility and cant. Their neatest dialogues are...
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Journal of discourses. By B. Young [and others]. Reported by G.D ..., Volume 10

George D Watt - 1865
...written, that the Lord "shall emite the earth with the rod of his mouth." And again it is written, "a whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back." The rod of a parent's mouth, when used in correction of a beloved child, is more potent in its effects,...
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Selections from the Old and New Testaments, by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1865
...a fool. As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back. Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according...
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Washington Irving's Contributions to the Corrector

Martin Roth - 1968 - 130 pages
...merited punishment. At the beginning of The Corrector, Toby announces that a "whip shall be •furnished for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fooFs back"; as for the Republican leaders in New York State, he "will lash THEM collectively and individually,...
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Holy Bible

Zondervan, Zondervan Publishing House - Bibles - 1984 - 928 pages
...fool. 2 As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come. 3 ͧ6 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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Proverbs

Kenneth T. Aitken - Religion - 1986 - 264 pages
...lips are a snare to himself. 18:6 A fool's lips bring strife, and his mouth invites a flogging. 26:3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools. 10:8 The wise of heart will heed commandments, but a prating fool will come to ruin....
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Case and Comment, Volume 26

Law - 1920
...each and every one of those units" he says : "The word 'for' is used in the same sense as when we say 'a whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back' " (Proverbs, 26:3). McGannon v. State, 33 Okla. 145, 124 Pac. at p. 1067, Ann. Gas. 1914B, 620. In...
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Selected Poems of Shmuel HaNagid

Samuel, Shmuel HaNagid - History - 1996 - 236 pages
...blood spurted out, and he thought that he had slain himself. . ."; Psalms 95:4. 3: Cf. Proverbs 26:3: "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools." 4: Cf. Proverbs 14:4; Judges 3:31: "And after him was Shamgar . . . who smote of the...
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Trials by Wildfire: In Search of the New Warrior Spirit

Peter M. Leschak - Biography & Autobiography
...the Book of Proverbs, a tool of the Almighty: "A father who spares the rod hates his son" (I3:24), and "A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back"(26:3). And how foolish of me to gracefully acknowledge defeat. I'm sure the instructor felt righteous....
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The Navarre Bible: Wisdom Books : the books of Job, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes ...

University of Navarre - Bibles - 1999 - 560 pages
...sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, a curse that is causeless does not alight. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools. "Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good" (Rom 12:21). The idea of "heaping...
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