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" There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler : 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 307
by George Burnett - 1807
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The Works of the Right Reverend Joseph Hall, Volume 3

Joseph Hall - Theology - 1863
...error that proceeds from princes in the ill choice which they make of those whom they promote. 6. " Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place."] — That foolish and unfit men are advanced to places of dignity and employments in public...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 10

1864
...mounted their horses : so that you " could see the prophecy of Ecclesiastes " there and then fulfilled, ' I have seen " servants upon horses, and princes " walking as servants upon the earth.'" The surprise was complete. Young De Montfort himself, with two or three others, escaped naked in a...
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Sermons of Ichabod S. Spencer, Volume 1

Ichabod Smith Spencer - 1864
...under the sun, because though a man labor to seek it out, yet he shall not find it (viii. 16, 17). / have SEEN servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth (x. 7). (He would see it now if he were alive.) / returned and SAW under the sun, that tlie race is...
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Selections from the Old and New Testaments, by H. Jenkins

esq Henry Jenkins - 1865
...error which proceedeth from the ruler: Polly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him. Whoso...
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Illustrations of the Holy Scriptures: Derived Principally from the Manners ...

George Bush - Bible - 1865 - 656 pages
...herself, and the other for the servant that attended her. Solomon might refer to the same, when he says, " ood to the covenant See on 2 Kings 11. 14. Ver. 7. And he brake down the houses o Eccl. x. 7. My reader, however, will meet with a more exact illustration of this passage in its proper...
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Morning by Morning; Or, Daily Readings for the Family Or the Closet ...

Charles Haddon Spurgeon - Devotional exercises - 1867 - 408 pages
...interposition of His love or power, we are but asking for that which He has already faithfully promised 1. "I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." — Eccleaiastes x. 7. frequently usurp the highest places, while the truly great pine in obscurity....
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1867
...which proceedeth from the ruler : 6 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 1 have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 8 He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it ; and whoso break eth an hedge, a serpent shall bite him....
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Bible illustrations: consisting of apophthegms [ &c.], grouped ..., Volume 3

James Lee (M.A.) - 1867
...B There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: 0 Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon ithe earth. e He that...
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The Holy Scriptures

Mormon Church - 1867 - 1203 pages
...6 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedcth from the ruler; 6 Solomon, My son, as for me, it was in my mind to buil place. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. 8 He that...
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Elijah: the desert prophet

Hugh Taylor Howat - 1868 - 284 pages
...— had Ahab run and Elijah ridden, — and are almost disposed at first to exclaim, with Solomon, ' I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth.' And yet there was much meaning in the prophet's act. Ahab was weak and wicked ; but Ahab was king....
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