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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
1854
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Brief Essays on Subjects of Social Economy

Thomas Lewin - Economics - 1856 - 120 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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Brief Essays on Subjects of Social Economy

Thomas Lewin - Economics - 1856 - 120 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14

1864
...of whom better things might be expected. " 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 ? " How ? By " seeking her as silver, and searching for her as for hid...
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Historical and Political Dissertations

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1857 - 424 pages
...humble district. But how, saith the wise man, " 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!"—Yet to such men so appointed is committed the greatest of...
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Historical and Political Dissertations

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1857 - 424 pages
...humble district. But how, saith the wise man, <; 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!" — Yet to such men so appointed is committed the greatest...
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The Cincinnati Lancet and Observer, Volume 19; Volume 37

Medicine - 1876
...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 talk is of bullocks, or, as we may add, of the breed of bullocks and horses. able to buy...
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Forty Years' Familiar Letters of James W. Alexander, D. D ..., Volume 1

James Waddel Alexander - 1860
...Apocrypha, viz., Ecclesiasticus xxxviii. 25 : " IIow 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?" Head the whole. By-the-bye, the said EccJesiasticns might...
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Oration, poem and speeches delivered at the general alumni meeting held at ...

College of California - 1864 - 96 pages
...he 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 talk is of bullocks." The opportunity of leisure which makes the learned man has indeed been...
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skirmishes and sketches

gail hamilton - 1865
...of whom better things might be expected. " 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?" How? By "seeking her as silver, and searching for her as for hid treasures."...
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Skirmishes and Sketches

Gail Hamilton, Mary Abigail Dodge - American essays - 1865 - 447 pages
...of whom better things might be expected. " 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?" How? By " seeking her as silver, and searching for her as for hid treasures."...
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