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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 ... - Pagina 299
door George Burnett - 1813
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Life and Writings, Volume 1

Algernon Sidney - 1794
...wifdom, and, who ought to be preferred for thofe qualities: and when, he fays, a fervant thatrcigneth is one of the ". three things, " the earth cannot bear," he can only mean fuch as defcrvc to be fervants; for when they reign, they do not ferve, but are ferved by others: which...
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Oriental Customs: Or, an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1804 - 431 pagina’s
...former practice became so prevalent in the time of Solomon, that speaking of state and pomp, he says, I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. HARJIER, vol. ii. p. 104. No. 218. — xii. 4. The doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...introduced. This is an evil that Solomon detested : " Folly is set in great dignity, and the rich sit in low places ; I have seen servants upon horses,...servants upon the earth." They who understand Solomon's languagei will easily see, that the rich, and the princes he means, are such only who are rich in virtue...
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Oriental Customs: Or, an Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures, by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1804 - 431 pagina’s
...former practice became so prevalent in the time of Solomon, that speaking of state and pomp, he says, I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as, servants upon the earth. HARMER, vol. ii- p. 104. No. 21 8. — xii. 4. The doors shall be shut in the street1!, \vhen the sound...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...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 diggeth a pit shall fall into it ; and whoso breaketh an hedge, a serpent shall bite him....
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Oriental Customs: Or, An Illustration of the Sacred Scriptures by ..., Volume 1

Samuel Burder - 1807
...former practice became so prevalent in the time of Solomon, that speaking of state and pomp, he says, / have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking. as servants upon the earth. HARMER, vol. ii. p. 104. No. 218. — xii. 4. The doors shall be shut in the streets, when the sound...
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Observations on Various Passages of Scripture: Placing Them in a ..., Volume 2

1808
...herself, and the other for the servant that attended her. Solomon might refer to the same, when he says, I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Eccl. x. 7. My reader however will meet with a more exact illustration of this passage in a succeeding...
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Paraphrases on hard texts

Joseph Hall - 1808
...their parts and estate, and are well worthy of eminent places, are neglected and disregarded ; X. 7 I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Which, what is it other, than as if servants should ride on horseback, while princes walk by their...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 3

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...their parts and estate, and are well worthy of eminent places, are neglected and disregarded ; X. 7 / have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. Which, what is it other, than as if servants should ride on horseback, while princes walk by their...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - 1811 - 404 pagina’s
...denotes a posture of mourning and great sorrow, a& Jer. xiii. 18; Isai. xlvii. 1; Ezek. xxvi. 16. 7. I have seen servants upon horses, and princes walking as servants upon the earth. By servants are meant men of a low and base condition, fitter to be the tail than the head, Gen. ix....
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