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Ecclesiasticus or Sirach is a book of the Apocrypha included by some churches in the Bible. (Not to be confused with Ecclesiastes.)


  • He that diggeth a pit, shall fall into it: and he that setteth a stone for his neighbour, shall stumble upon it: and he that layeth a snare for another, shall perish in it.
    • xxvii

  • Beware of a counsellor. And know before what need he hath: for he will devise to his own mind.

  • The wisdom of a scribe cometh by his time of leisure: and he that is less in action, shall receive wisdom.

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