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" The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose... "
AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION -- AN ADDRESS. - Page 12
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The Open Court, Volume 32

Paul Carus - Religion - 1918
...that hath little business shall become wise. "How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plow, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talfc is of bullocks ? He giveth his mind to make furrows ; and is diligent to give the kine...
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Harvard Alumni Bulletin, Volume 24

1921
...that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks? He giveth his mind to make furrows; and is diligent to give...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 20

Nineteenth century - 1886
...often-quoted sentence of Jesus the son of Sirach : ' How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks ? ' To be in close and vital contact for existence' sake with...
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The Piozzi Letters: 1817-1821

Hester Lynch Piozzi - Literary Collections - 1989 - 576 pages
...5. See Ecclesiasticus 38:25 in Apocrypha: "How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks?" 6. John Owen Salusbury, christened on 25 July, was named for...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...DEPARTURE AND PARTING. FARMING AND FARMERS 1 How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk is of bullocks? APOCRYPHA. Ecclesiasticus 38:25. 2 There is, of course, a gold mine...
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Wordsworth's Vagrant Muse: Poetry, Poverty, and Power

Gary Lee Harrison - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 237 pages
...that hath little business shall become wise. / How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad; that driveth oxen; and is occupied in their labours; and whose talk is of bullocks?" (Reflections 138). In Rights of Man, Paine rebuts Burke's...
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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - Philosophy - 1996 - 946 pages
...hath little business shall become wise". — "How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that ; ; ; 1 9 : labours; and whose talk is of bullocks"? Ver. 27. "So every carpenter and work-master that laboureth...
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The Bible: Authorized King James Version

Robert Carroll, Robert P. Carroll, Stephen Prickett - Religion - 1998 - 1732 pages
...hath little business shall become wise. 25 How can he get wisdom that holder h the plough, and that 0V labours, and whose talk is of bullocks? 26 He giveth his mind to make furrows ; and is diligent to...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...soliloquy on his downfall. Farmers and Farming 1 How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks? APOCRYPHA, [eclesiásticas, 38:25. 2 Our farmers round, well...
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The Wisdom of the Torah

Dagobert D. Runes - Religion - 2001 - 300 pages
...that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labours, and whose talk is of bullocks? He giveth his mind to make furrows; and is diligent to give...
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