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" Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, Who is the LORD ? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take the name of my God in vain. "
The British Essayists;: Spectator - Page 53
by Alexander Chalmers - 1808
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An account of the life and writings of David Hume, esq

Thomas Edward Ritchie - 1807
...with that of perfons above or below him. t Agur's prayer i$ fufficiently noted — " Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die :...convenient for me ; lest I be full and deny thee, and fay, who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and fteal, and take the name of my God in vain."— The middle...
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An Account of the Life and Writings of David Hume, Esq

Thomas Edward Ritchie - 1807 - 520 pages
...perfons above or below him. Agur's prayer is fuflkiently noted — " Two things have I required of thee j deny me them not before I die : remove far from me,...convenient for me ; lest I be full and deny thee, and fay, who is the Lord ? or lest 1 be poor, and fteal, and take the name of my God in vain/'— The middle...
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The Plain Teacher: Shewing the Advantage of Man's Prudent and Pious Conduct ...

Richard Steele - Business ethics - 1807 - 223 pages
...great treasure, and trouble therewith, Prov. xv. 16. " TUTO things have I required of Thee, deny me not before I die. Remove far from me vanity and lies...poverty nor riches, feed me with food convenient for me, #c. Prov. xxx. 7, 9. " Better is the sight of the eyes, than the wandering of the desire. This is...
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Sermons, Volume 3

Hugh Blair - 1807
...to moderate views of human life and human happiness. Remember and admire, the wisdom of Agur's wish. Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither...riches. Feed me with food convenient for me : Lest I befull, and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord? On Moderation. 231 Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal,...
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Ten Discourses Delivered Extempore: At Several Meeting Houses of People ...

Samuel Fothergill - Sermons, English - 1808 - 218 pages
...high, on the account of riches, or honours, in the efteem or applaufe of men ; " Remove, therefore, far from me vanity and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; but feed me," I pray thee, " with food convenient for * i Theff. v. 17. t Matt. iii. 8. me, left...
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Poetic amusement

Thomas Beck - 1809
...clearly see things in a fog ? Agnr's Prayer. AGUR'S PHAYEK. Two things hare I required of thee ; cL'ny me them not before I die. Remove far from me vanity...and lies ; give me neither poverty nor riches ; feed mo with food convenient for me, lest I be full, and deny thee, and say, " Who is the Lord f" .or lest...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...thou be {blind a liar. 7 Two tAiiiffs have I required of thee ; deny me them not before 1 ti.i- : 8 that he let tlie children of Israel go out of his land. ; teed me with food convenient for me : 9 Lest I be full, and deny thee, and say. Who is the Lo n D...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1810
...Agur founded his prayer, which, for the wisdom of it, is recorded in holy writ. ' Two things have I required of thee ; deny me them not before I die....with food convenient for me : lest I be full and deny thce, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor and steal, and take the name of my God in vain.'...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Agur founded his prayer, which, for the wisdom of it, is recorded in holy writ: "Two things have I required of thee, deny me them not before I die. Remove...poverty nor riches ; feed me with food convenient for roe ; lest I be full and deny thee, and say, Who is the Lord ? or lest I be poor, and steal, and take...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1810 - 231 pages
...moderate views of human life, and human happiness. Remember, and admire, the wisdom of Agur's petition: " Remove far from me vanity and lies. Give me neither..."riches. Feed me with food convenient for me : lest I be fullr and deny thee ; and say, who is the Lord ? or lest I be potiiy and steal ; am1 take the name...
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