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" As a nail sticketh fast between the joinings of the stones; so doth sin stick close between buying and selling. "
Every-day Business for Women: A Manual for the Uninitiated - Page 246
by Mary Aronetta Wilbur - 1910 - 276 pages
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The Proper Names of the Bible, New Testament, and Apocrypha ... to which is ...

John Robinson (Schoolmaster) - Names in the Bible - 1804 - 181 pages
...; and one that returne:h from righteousness unto sin, the Lord prepareth suck a one for the sword. A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong;...for abundance will turn his eyes away. ' As a nail siicketli fast between the joinings of the stones ; so doth JZB stick close between buying and selling....
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Sermons, left for publication by John Taylor

Samuel Johnson - 1819
...virtuous mind finds it difficult to resist. " A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wroug, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin."* " Many...As a nail sticketh fast between the joinings of the MIHICS, so doth sin stick close between buying and selling."f Such is the censure of the son of Sirach,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Journey to the Hebrides. Tales of the ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...selling is indeed replete with temptation, which even a virtuous mind finds it difficult to resist. " A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin," Ecclesiasticus xxvi. 29. " Many have sinned for a small matter; and he that seeketh for abundance,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...selling is indeed replete with temptation, which even a virtuous mind finds it difficult to resist. " A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin," Ecclesiasticus xxvi. 29. " Many have sinned for a small matter ; and he that seeketh for abundance,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...selling is indeed replete with temptation, which even a virtuous mind finds it difficult to resist. " A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin," Ecclesiasticus xxvi. 29. " Many have sinned for a small matter ; and he that seeketh for abundance,...
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Tim Bobbin's Lancashire dialect; and poems

John Collier - 1828
...Thou shalt hough their horses. — Joshua, xi. 6. Huckster, a seller of herbs, roots, or small ware. A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin. — Ecclus. xxvi. 29. Hugger-mugger, peevish, uncomfortable, cross-grained. The patrimony which a few...
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828
...admit of much comment. I am, dear sir, Your respectful admirer, June 28, 1827. MH BUYING AND SELLING. A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong ; and an Huckster shall not bo freed from sin. As a nail sticketh fast between the joinings of the •tones ; so doth sin stick...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...righteousness is better than much with unrighteousness. It is better to give alms than to lay up gold. 17 Many have sinned for a small matter; and he that seeketh for abundance will turn his eyes away. 18 As a nail sticketh fast between the joinings of the stones; so doth sin stick close between buying...
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The Constitution of Society: As Designed by God

Daniel Bishop - Christian sociology - 1835 - 639 pages
...merchandize of the bodies and souls of their brethren ! ' A merchant,' says the apocryphal writer, ' shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong, and an huckster shall not be freed from sin.' The desire of riches blindeth men, and makes them fall into sin, for ' as a nail sticks fast between...
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Principia: A Series of Essays on the Principles of Evil Manifesting ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - Great Britain - 1843 - 431 pages
...Thus far Solomon upon this subject. But the Son of Sirach speaks his opinion much more explicitly : " A merchant shall hardly keep himself from doing wrong ; and an huckster shall not be free from sin. Many have sinned for a small matter; and he that seeketh for abundance will turn his...
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