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" I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. "
The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 33 1879 - Page 215
by New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1995 - 468 pages
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1734 - 358 pages
...Slothful, and the fineyardoftbe Manveid ofUaJerJIanJing, and lo! it 1*101 all grown over ivitk Thorns, and Nettles had covered the Face thereof, and the Stone- Wall thereof was brakeu do-wit, Toi raife the Image of this Perfon, the fame Author adds, fhe Jlofbful Matt bidtth bis...
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A Miscellany, Containing Several Tracts on Various Subjects, Volume 1

George Berkeley - Church and state - 1752 - 267 pages
...and by the Vineyard of the Man void ef Under/landing, and lol it was all grown over with ttorns, and Nettles had covered the Face thereof \ and the Stone Wall thereof was broken down *. ,In every Road the ragged Enfigns of Poverty are difplayed ; you often meet Caravans of Poor, whole...
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The Guardian, Volume 2

1804
...and the vineyard of the man void of understanding ; and lo ! it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.' To raise the image of this person, the same author adds, ' The slothful man hideth his hand in his...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; and, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well; I looked upon it, and received instruction. MORAL SENTENCES, MAXIMS,...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...1 of understanding ; these are synonimous terms ; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, [and] nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down : toe see many people's fields and gardens in this condition, and we often see the like wit/iin doors...
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A Spring-day: Or, Contemplations on Several Occurrences which Naturally ...

James Fisher - Meditations - 1806 - 338 pages
...church, which, owing to the slothfulness of its watchmen and keepers, was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down, Prov. xxiv. 30, L 3 61., quite different it appeared from the beau* tiful order in which it was left...
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The British Essayists, Volume 18

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...slothful, and the vineyard of the man void of understanding; and lo! it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down.' To raise the image of this person, the same author adds, ' The slothful man hideth his hand in his...
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Sermons on Practical Subjects

Joseph Washburn, Asahel Hooker - Congregational churches - 1807 - 376 pages
...sluggard, by the vineyard of the man void of understanding i and lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face . thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw and considered it well, I looked upon it, and received instruction. Yet a little sleep,...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1807
...by the vineyard of the man void of understanding : and fa I it was all grown over ivith thorns ; and nettles had covered the face thereof: and the stone wall thereof was broken dvu>n. 'Then I saw and considered it ivcll : I upon it.- and received instruction f . la. midst, too,...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...understanding ; xfcv. Quarrels to lie avoided. 529 31 And lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and K 32 Then I saw, and considered it well : I looked upon it, and received instruction. 33 Yet a little...
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