A handbook of proverbs: English, Scottish, Irish, American, Shakesperean, and scriptural; and family mottoes, ed. by J.A. Mair (Google eBook)

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James Allan Mair
1873
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Page 105 - Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.
Page 106 - If thine enemy be hungry, give him bread to eat; and if he be thirsty, give him water to drink: for thou shalt heap coals of fire upon his head, and the Lord shall reward thee.
Page 105 - BETTER is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.
Page 109 - Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep : so shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Page 106 - He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
Page 108 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
Page 108 - For the upright shall dwell in the land, and the perfect shall remain in it. But the wicked shall be cut off from the earth, and the transgressors shall be rooted out of it.
Page 106 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Page 106 - He that gathereth in summer is a wise son : but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Page 109 - When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?

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