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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... "
Alexander Hamilton and his contemporaries: or, The Rise of the American ... - Page 188
by Christopher James Riethmüller - 1864 - 452 pages
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...her thoughts are more than the sea, and her counsels profoundei than the great deep. From the same. 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...
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The proper names of the Bible, New Testament, and Apocrypha ... to which is ...

John Robinson (schoolmaster.) - Religion - 1804 - 181 pages
...and remedy to prolonoHe that sinneth before his Maker, let him fall into the hand of the physician. 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...
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Democracy Unveiled: Or, Tyranny Stripped of the Garb of Patriotism

Thomas Green Fessenden - United States - 1805 - 220 pages
...this subject, by a quotation from Ecclesiasticus, Chap. XXXVIII. v. 24, to the end of the chapter : " 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...
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Moral Maxims, from the Wisdom of Jesus, the Son of Sirach, Or Ecclesiasticus

1807
...For all things are not profitable for all men, neither hath every soul pleasure in every thing. 450. The wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure ; and he that hath little business shall become wise. 451. How can he get wisdom that holdeth the plough,...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
...country too, that passing into the opposite extreme, cou* Ecclesiasticas, chap, xxxriii. verses 24, 25. " The wisdom of a learned man Cometh by opportunity of leisure : and he that hath little business shall become wise."—." How can be get wisdom that holdeth the plough,...
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The Visitor, or, Literary miscellany

1818
...use the expression, of a just remark. If a remark or observation be once just, it never dies — " 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...each overrated may, without difficulty, be seen. Worldly occupation. Although it is, in general, true that the wisdom of a learned man cometh by opportunity of leisure, and he that hath little business shall become wise, yet let it not be forgotten what has ever been done...
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Philosophy in Sport Made Science in Earnest: Being an Attempt to Illustrate ...

John Ayrton Paris, George Cruikshank - Science - 1827 - 207 pages
...on the subject of scientific education, that we cannot resist the satisfaction of quoting it : — " 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...
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An abridgement of the Apocrypha

Caroline Maxwell - 1828
...understand." " Withal he filled them with knowledge of understanding, and shewed them good an evil.'' " 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 who holdeth the plough, and...
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