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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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1865
...little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough, and that gloricth in the goad ; that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk is of bullocks ? " Vcr. 27. " So every carpenter and workmaster, that laboreth night...
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Theology and Life: Sermons Chiefly on Special Occasions

Edward Hayes Plumptre - Occasional sermons - 1866 - 436 pages
...And he that hath little business shall become wise. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough or glorieth in the goad, That driveth oxen and is occupied in their labours?'1 It was reserved for a yet lower stage in the selfglorying arrogance of Rabbinism to speak...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 34

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1867
...that hath little business shall become wise. How cau he get wiedom that holdeth the plow, and that glorieth in the goad, that driveth oxen, and is occupied in their labors, and whose talk Ħe of bullocks? So every carpenter and work-master that laboreth night and day : and...
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The Church Porch, :... [being the Introduction to the Poem Entitled “The ...

George Herbert - 1867
...farms. To the same end asks 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." Ecclns. xxxviii, 25. XVII. This loss springs chiefly from...
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Abraham Page, Esq: A Novel

John Saunders Holt - American fiction - 1868 - 354 pages
...by many from their studenthood up to old age. "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 ?" says the son of Sirach when speaking of physicians. When he reflects...
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The progress of life; or, Youth, maturity, and old age, a poem

William Leech - 1868
...less. PAGE 56, NOTE 7. His talk of beeves . 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 ? Ecclesiasticus, Chap, xxxviii, v. 25. PAGE 57, NOTE 8. Jotfd...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1868
...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 :• " Ver. 27. " So every carpenter and work-master that laboureth...
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THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONORABLE EDMUND BURKE.

1869
...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 labors, and whose talk is of bullocks ? " Ver. 27. " So every carpenter and workmaster, that laboreth night...
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Life of Daniel Webster, Volume 2

George Ticknor Curtis - 1870
...he checked himself with a smile, and said, ' 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 ? ' After a few moments' pause, he added, ' I do not believe that passage...
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Readings for winter gatherings, temperance and mothers' meetings, etc. Ed ...

James Fleming - 1870
...such a person given by the son of Sirach : " 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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