Alas, poor Bible reading, pressure valve of my projects. I have become involved in two other writing projects, which means that yet again my progress here grinds to a halt for the time being.
20:09 -- Who can say, “I have kept my heart pure; I am clean and without sin”?
20:10 -- Differing weights and differing measures – the Lord detests them both.
20:11 -- Even a child is known by his actions, by whether his conduct is pure and right.
20:12 -- Ears that hear and eyes that see – the Lord has made them both.
20:13 -- Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.
20:14 -- "It's no good, it's no good!" says the buyer; and then off he goes to boast about his purchase.
20:15 -- Gold there is, and rubies in abundance, but lips that speak knowledge are a rare jewel.
20:16 -- Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger, hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman.
20:17 -- Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man, but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel.
--Jane Eyre, Chapter 4