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" ... now there was found in it a poor wise man, and he by his wisdom delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, "Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. "
The history of the worthies of England - Page 22
by Thomas Fuller - 1840
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...delivered the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, wisdom is better than strength; nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' The middle condition seems to be the most advantageously situated for the gaining of wisdom. Poverty...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then, said I, wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' The middle condition seems to be the most advantageously situated for the gaining of wisdom. Poverty...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard." The middle condition seems to be the most advantageously situated for the gaining of wisdom. Poverty...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...delivered the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength: nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. The self -deception of concealment from the eye of man whilst tiie eye of Providence is upon all our...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...city ; yet no- man remembered that 16 same poor man. Tlren said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom [is] despised, and his words are not heard ; such i»the folly and ingratitude of men, that thfypay more regard to external appearances than to...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...no man remembered that -:.iii poor man. a 1§ Then 1G Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. 17 The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. 1 8 Wisdom...
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The Spectator, Volumes 166-167

1941
...delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless, the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.' The middle condition seems to be the most advantageously situated for the gaining of wisdom. Poverty...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...delivered the city; yet no man remembered that same poor man. Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard," Eccl. ix. 14—16. This little city is mount Zion, and it was in the loins of Adam when this great...
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The Holy Bible: Ezra to Malachi

Richard Westall - 1815
...the city ; yet no man remembered that same poor man. 16 Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. 17 The words of wise men are heard in quiet more than the cry of him that ruleth among fools. 18 Wisdom...
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A Compendium of the Religious Doctrines, Religious and Moral Precepts ...

Bible - 1815 - 276 pages
...excellency of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it. Wisdom is better than strength : nevertheless the poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard. Wisdom is better than weapons of war. Keep sound wisdom. Fools despise wisdom. Wisdom excelleth folly...
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