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" Seest thou a man diligent in his calling, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men... "
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ... - Page 136
by Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 386 pages
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The Moral Class-book

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Conduct of life - 1839 - 204 pages
...gatheretk her food in the harvest. — Proverbs, vi. 6, 7, 8. Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men. — Proverbs, xxii. 29. Neither did ice (says St Paul) eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought...
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The Boy's Reading-book: In Prose and Poetry, for Schools

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Readers - 1839 - 322 pages
...Proverbs, which his father had taught him, when a boy ; " Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? He shall stand before kings, — he shall not stand before mean men." When disagreement commenced between Great Britain and her colonies, he being in the mothercountry,...
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Emendations of the Authorised Version of the Old Testament

Selig Newman - Bible - 1839 - 94 pages
...22: 4. By humility and the fear of the Lord, are riches, 14. of strange women 29. Seest thou, &c. ? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men 23: 1. what is before thee ; 5. Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not ? 29. babbling ? they...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 7

1839 - 498 pages
...Joseph the words of Scripture were eminently applicable : " Sees! thou a man diligent in his business ! he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men." In this subject, however, there is a distinction which ought carefully to be mide, and that is, between...
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Journal of the Life, Labours, and Travels of Thomas Shillitoe in ..., Volume 1

Thomas Shillitoe - Hicksites - 1839 - 452 pages
...innocent." — PROVERBS, xxviii. 20. " Seest thou a man diligent in his business, [his Lord's business,] he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men [only]." — PROVERBS, xxii. 29. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL I. LONDON: HARVEY AND DARTON, GRACECHURCH-STHEET....
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The Christian beacon, ed. by C.B. Tayler

Charles Benjamin Tayler - 1839 - 210 pages
...tribute. "The soul of (lie diligent shall be made fat." " Seest thon a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men." " Not slothful in business, fervent in spirit ' serving the Lord.'' " We hear that there are some which...
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The works of Benjamin Franklin: with notes and a life of the ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1840 - 674 pages
...had a young family coming on to be educated, and I had two competitors to contend with for business, who were established in the place before me. My circumstances...before kings, he shall not stand before mean men? I thence considered industry as a means of obtaining wealth and distinction, which encouraged me; though...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840 - 664 pages
...father having, among his instructions to me when a boy, frequently repeated a proverb of Solomon, i * "Seest thou a man diligent in his calling, he shall...before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," I thence considered industry as a means of obtaining wealth and distinction, which encouraged me ; though...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - United States - 1840 - 668 pages
...among his instructions to me when a boy, frequently repeated a proverb of Solomon, "Seest thou.-'a man diligent in his calling, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," I thence considered industry as a means of obtaining wealth and distinction, which encouraged me ; though...
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A Collection of the Sweet Assuring Promises of Scripture ; Or, The Believers ...

Bible - 1840 - 254 pages
...of every one that is hasty, only to want. Prov. xxii. 29. Seest thou a man diligent in his business; he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men. Prov. xxviii. 19. He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; but he that followeth after...
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