Ecclesiasticus

1611 King James Version (KJV)

Ecclesiasticus 11:5

“Many kings haue sit downe vpon the ground, and one that was neuer thought of, hath worne the crowne.”

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Many kings have sat down upon the ground; and one that was never thought of hath worn the crown.
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Discussion for Ecclesiasticus 11

  • John nader for verse 7
    Quoted by Learned Hand. It is profound. It is reflected in what the common law calls "natural justice" and more lately "procedural fairness."

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