I went past the field of the sluggard,1 past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment;
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thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins.
I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw:
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest2--
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and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.3
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