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" As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 17
1823
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The works of John Donne. With a memoir by H. Alford, Volume 4

John Donne - 1839
...soever. As the partridge (/athereth the young, which she hath not brought forth*4, so he that gathereth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool ; (he shall not make a wise will) but shall his folly end, at his end, or the punishment of his folly...
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An essay on the sin and the evils of covetousness

Thomas Dick - 1840
...his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches. He that getteth riches and not by right shall leave them in the midst of his days, and in the end shall be a fool."f " Lay not up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust doth...
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The whole works of Richard Graves, collected by his son, R.H. Graves, Volume 2

Richard Hastings Graves - 1840
...according to his ways, and accord" ing to the fruit of his doings."^ And again, " He that get" teth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of * Lowth is more accurate, and equally expressive of the sentiment which this passage appears to me...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1865
...their money will perish with them unless they repent. The old Book says, ' He that getteth riches, but not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.' Fray for ns, and pray that multitudes in this day of distress may be stirred np to cry to the Lord....
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Wealth not happiness; or, Vain expectations destructive to peace

Mary Ann Everritt - 1841 - 12 pages
...hundreds testify, and the miserable death-beds of many echo the truth, " He that getteth riches, but not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and in the end be a fool." Frank Ormley, with all his wealth, was truly miserable; but he determined to...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 4

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. 11 As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool. 12 A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. 13 O LORD, the hope of...
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All the Parables of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1963 - 381 pages
...empty-handed as he entered it. The Old Testament commentary of the folly of this rich farmer is striking — "As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not, so he that gathereth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and, at his end, shall...
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Porterhouse Blue

Tom Sharpe - Fiction - 1989 - 219 pages
...was therefore somewhat surprised to find that the Chaplain had chosen his text from Jeremiah 17: u. 'As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them...midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool/ Fortunately for the Dean, he was so preoccupied with the problem of the continuing existence of partridges...
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Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine ...

Alan Taylor - History - 1990 - 408 pages
...gives to the rich shall surely come to want; and another text should follow, As the partridge setteth on eggs and hatcheth them not, so he that getteth...leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end he shall be a fool. — Samuel Ely, 1797 [William King's] Bingham land was a source of trouble and...
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The Bible: Authorized King James Version

Robert Carroll, Robert P. Carroll, Stephen Prickett - Religion - 1998 - 1732 pages
...reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings. 1 1 ver thee, until thou know that the most High ruleth...kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will. 12 1 A glorious high throne from the beginning is the place of our sanctuary. 13O LORD, the hope of...
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