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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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An Old Testament Commentary for English Readers: Job, Psalms, Proverbs ...

Charles John Ellicott - Bible - 1884
...ruler: (6) folly is 1 Hcb..i>/ifrt. set 3 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. <8> ' He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it ; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite...
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An Old Testament commentary for English readers, by various ..., Volume 4

Charles John Ellicott (bp. of Gloucester) - Bible - 1884
...30.37. 4 Hob., the matter of the. touffue. set 3 in great dignity, and the rich sit in low place. (7> hat I (8> <• He that diggeth a pit shall fall into it ; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1884
...the mean time sits in a chair of state! Solomon complains of an evil under the sun— Eccl. x : 7, ' I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth'—is it not an evil under the sun to see the body riding in pomp and triumph, and the soul of...
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The Old Testament

1884 - 1035 pages
...is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as it were an error which procecdeth from the ruler: (6) I was very angry when I heard their cry and these word place. (7) I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. (8) He...
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The Lighthouse of Saint Peter: and Other Addresses

Arthur Noel Malan - Christian life - 1885 - 144 pages
...a besieged city saved by the wisdom of a poor man, yet no man remembered that same poor man. He had seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Solomon's reflections upon the vanity of life are full of bitterness and disappointment. He even found...
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An Old Shropshire Oak, Volume 1

John Wood Warter - Great Britain - 1886
...of Keble ?— In this bad world below Noblest things have vilest using. The wise preacher said : ' / have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth ; ' and so have I seen — dreadful profanation ! — old stone coffins, as well as discarded fonts,...
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Ecclesiastes, Or, The Preacher

1907 - 40 pages
...offences. 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. He that diggeth...
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Memories of Three Score Years and Ten

Richard McIlwaine - Baltimore (Md.) - 1908 - 383 pages
...rendered to his fellow-men, hobbling along in meekness and humility. Then I involuntarily exclaimed, " I have seen servants upon horses and princes walking as servants upon the earth." Such irritating contrasts might be seen almost any day on the streets, but in the privacy of social...
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The Bible and Its Story, Volume 6

Charles Francis Horne, Julius August Brewer - Bible - 1910
...5 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. 8 He that...
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Methodist Review, Volume 31

1849
...which proceedcth from the ruler. 6. Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in a low place. 7. I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth." (b) "Yet forcible and untimely changes are dangerous: wisdom alone should undertake reforms, according...
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