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" He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap. "
The Story-life of Washington: A Life-history in Five Hundred True Stories ... - Page 265
by Wayne Whipple - 1911 - 709 pages
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Decapolis, Or, The Individual Obligation of Christians to Save Souls from ...

David Everard Ford - Christians (Duties of) - 1841 - 122 pages
...moreover, will be taken, not from appearances or impressions, but from the lively oracles of God. " He that observeth the wind shall not sow, and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap," Eccl. xi. 4. If we wait for favourable omens, we may wait till our opportunity of improving them is...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1842
...same advice is beautifully paraphrased and amplified in the 4th and 6th verses of the same chapter. " He that observeth the wind shall not sow ; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap." The man who scrupulously waits for the weather that seems to suit the labours of seed time or harvest with...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 17

New York State Agricultural Society - Agriculture - 1858
...most intimately founded upon wellconsidered observation. Ages ago, the wise man significantly said : " He that observeth the wind shall not sow ; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap ! " It is of vital importance to the farmer to be able, in all his operations, to discriminate between...
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Fifty-two Sketches of Sermons on Miscellaneous Subjects

Francis Close - Sermons, English - 1842 - 235 pages
...prepare for his coming ; but you may be so occupied with it, as to neglect your present duties : " He that observeth the wind shall not sow ; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap." (Eccles. xi. 4.) Blessed are they who wait in faith, in prayer, and in diligent, self-denying devotedness...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...withhold our bounty until quite sure that it will not be misplaced, we may profitably remark, that " he that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap." Such hesitation would prevent our enjoying the fruits of the earth. We cannot be sure of weather beforehand....
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Illustrations of Scripture, from the Geography, Natural History ..., Volume 1

George Paxton - Bible - 1842
...in other countries, in expectation of rain ; a circumstance to which Solomon seems to refer : — ' He that observeth the wind shall not sow, and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.'t If they never sowed in the East but when the soil was moistened with rain, they could have...
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The Nature and Instrument of Regeneration ...

C. Webster - Regeneration (Theology) - 1843 - 252 pages
...of God from being a rule of duty to us, that God has prohibited us from regarding it in this light. "He that observeth the wind, shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand; for thou knowest not whether...
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The American Quarterly Register, Volume 15

Clergy - 1843
...of the Education Society, before which the Rev. Mr. Jackson, of Walpole, preached from Eccl. 11:4, "He that observeth the wind shall not sow, and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap." As much as to say, " He that is deterred by trifles will never accomplish any thing valuable." —...
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Principles of the Interior Or Hidden Life: Designed Particularly for the ...

Thomas Cogswell Upham - Christian life - 1843 - 396 pages
...must endeavor to gain a higher position, and to stand in nearer proximity to the Primitive Agency. " He that observeth the wind, shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds, shall not reap." God works in connection with second causes; but not in dependence on them. They are his servants, and...
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Sermons, Chiefly on the Theory of Religious Belief: Preached Before the ...

John Henry Newman - Belief and doubt - 1843 - 354 pages
...in the evening withhold not our hand, for we know not whether shall prosper, either this or that. " He that observeth the wind shall not sow, and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap." He that fails nine times and succeeds the tenth, is a more honourable man than he who hides his talent...
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