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" It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house. "
Harper's Magazine - Page 425
1863
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...to do judgment. The way of man is froward and strange: But as for the pure, his work is right. CsO It is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, Than with a brawling woman in a wide house. The soul of the wicked desireth evil : His neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes. When the scorner...
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A Tour Through Asia Minor and the Greek Islands: With an Account of the ...

Charles Wilkinson - Electronic book - 1806 - 424 pages
...where he lodged all night.; and to this circumstance probably Solomon alludes, when he cays, •'' it is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a wide house." The fruit tree called the Damascene, and the flower calU ted the damask roue, were introduced into...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...thee. 23 The north wind driveth away rain : so doth an angry countenance a backbiting tongue. "4 It ia .J aud in a wide house. 25 As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country. 26 A...
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Sermons to Young Women

James Fordyce - Sermons, English - 1809 - 312 pages
...and clamour, " and evil speaking, and all malice !" " it is " better, says Solomon, to dwell in the corner of " the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a " wide house ;" he might have added, or in a magnificent palace. In so doing, he would have probably spoken from...
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Sermons on various subjects, divine and moral: with a sacred hymn ..., Volume 2

Isaac Watts - 1811
...should our anger indulge itself in loud and noisy practices, nor fill the house with a brawling sound. It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than to cohabit in a palace with such a brawling companion of life, Prov. xxi. 9. And the wise man has repeated...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...away." — " It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman." — " It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a wide house." To " the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which in the sight of God is of great price," and possesses...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...do judgment. 8 The way of man is froward and strange : but as for the pure, his work is right. 9 // is better to dwell in a corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman in a wide house. 10 The soul of the wicked desireth evil : his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes. 1 1 When the...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...maketh ashamed is rottenness in his bones g ; and the contentions of a wife are a continual dropping h. It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, than with a brawling woman in a wide house '. Better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and angry woman k. SECT. 6. — To be...
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An Attempt Towards an Improved Translation of the Proverbs of Solomon,: From ...

George Holden - Bible - 1819 - 396 pages
...reward thee. 23 The north wind bringeth forth rain ; And a backbiting tongue an angry countenance. 24 It is better to dwell in a corner of the house-top, Than with a brawling woman in a common house. ' 25 As cold waters to a thirsty soul, So is good news from a far country. 26 The righteous...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...<£• man iğ froward and Strange : but as for the pure, his work u right. 9 It is better to vcll I put the earling upon her face, and the bracelets upon her hands. 48 And 10 The soul of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findelh no favour in his eyes. 11 When the scorner...
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