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" He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap. "
The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ... - Page 307
by Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 pages
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...For as Solomon saith, " Qui respicitad ventos, non seminat; et qui respicist ad nubes, nonmetet:"4 a man must make his Opportunity, as oft as find it. To conclude ; behaviour seemeth tome as a garment of the mind, and to have the conditions of a garment. For it ought to be made in...
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Decapolis, Or, The Individual Obligation of Christians to Save Souls from ...

David Everard Ford - 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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The Rights of the Poor and Christian Almsgiving Vindicated: Or the State and ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - 1841 - 416 pages
...Give a portion to seven, and also to eight ; for thou knowest not what evil shall be upon the earth. " 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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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 17

New York State Agricultural Society - 1858 - 872 pages
...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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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...
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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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Fifty-two Sketches of Sermons on Miscellaneous Subjects

Francis Close - 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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Illustrations of Scripture, from the Geography, Natural History ..., Volume 1

George Paxton - 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 American Quarterly Register, Volume 15

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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Sermons, Chiefly on the Theory of Religious Belief, Preached ..., Issue 61

John Henry Newman - 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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