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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.
Turn on the prudent ant thy heedful eyes,
Observe her labours, sluggard, and be wise.
I would forget it fain,
But O, it presses to my memory
Like damnèd guilty deeds to sinners' minds.
Go to the ant, you lazybones; consider its ways, and be wise. Without having any chief or officer or ruler, it prepares its food i ...
"We are always doing," says he, "something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something for us."
Those who have handled sciences have either been men of experiment or men of dogmas. The men of experiment are like the ant; they ...
He made all these and more,
Made all we see; and us, in spite: how else?
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I have been wavering in my mind whether I should ever again touch this journal, unless it were to commit it to the flames--for thi ...
'Stay--stay with us!--rest--thou art
weary and worn!'--
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The sky was as full of motion and change as the desert beneath it was monotonous and still,--and there was so much sky, more than ...
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