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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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MARTYRDOM IN MISSOURI A HISTORY OF RELIGIOUS PROSCRIPTION, THE SEIZURE OF ...

W.M. LEFTWICII - 1870
...suffered. " There is an evil which I have seen under the sun as an error which proceedeth from the ruler: folly 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." " So I returned...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1870 - 800 pages
...There is an evil which 1 have seen ro6 Folly is set in great dignity, and t rich sit in low place. he 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon llie earth. ti He that diggeth a pit shall foil into it; and whoso breaketh a hedge, a serpent shall...
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A Commentary on the Holy Scriptures: Critical, Doctrinal, and ..., Volume 10

Johann Peter Lange, Philip Schaff - Bible - 1870
...There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth 6, 7 from the ruler : Folly 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. 8 He that...
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John of the Golden Mouth: Preacher of Antioch, and Primate of Constantinople

Walter MacGilvray - 1871 - 359 pages
...author of Ecclesiastes, ' I have seen under the sun, as an error which proceedeth from the ruler : Folly 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...
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A Commentary on Ecclesiastes

Thomas Pelham Dale - Bible - 1873 - 92 pages
...like that which is ECCLESIASTES. 6 Folly is set Hn great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. 7 I 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 breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him....
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 77

1874
...representation of real greatness. The insignia is the casket, the inner worth is the true gem. Solomon says, " I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." Few men attain to the distinction of true greatness. The desire for self-distinction is common enough....
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The Methodist visitor, Volume 3

1874
...SEEVANTS ON HOESES. IK one of the chapters of Ecclesiastes, the writer makes a remarkable statement. " I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." The explanation of this is simple. In Eastern lands, kings are often despots. They do as they like....
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Eccesiastes; a contribution to its interpretation

Thomas Tyler - 1874
...king (viii. 2 — 4), and to be yielding to him when he is angry (x. 4), and read of Koheleth's having seen " servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth " (x. 7), we seem rather to have the words of a private subject than of a monarch. It is perhaps yet...
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Ecclesiastes: A Contribution to Its Interpretation; Containing an ...

Thomas Tyler - Bible - 1874 - 156 pages
...king (viii. 2 — 4), and to be yielding to him when he is angry (x. 4), and read of Koheleth's having seen " servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth " (x. 7), we seem rather to have the words of a private subject than of a monarch. It is perhaps yet...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 12

1875
...as an error that cometh from the ruler. Folly is set ingreat dignity, and the wise sit in low place. I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking; as servants upon the earth/ (Eccles. x. 5-7.) So ProfessorHuxley said recently in his inaugural address at the Midland Institute...
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