as you sow, so you reap
- With allusion to GALATIANS vi. 7 (AV) Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
a 900 CYNEWULF Christ in Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records (1936) III. 5 Swa eal manna bearn sorgum sawath, swa eft ripath [just as each son of man sows in grief, so he also reaps].
c 1470 Mankind in Macro Plays (1962) 1. 180 Such as thei haue sowyn, such xall thei repe.
1664 S. BUTLER Hudibras II. ii. And look before you ere you leap; For as you sow, you are like to reap.
1871 J. A. FROUDE Short Studies 2nd ser. 10 As men have sown they must still reap. The profligate..may recover..peace of mind..but no miracle takes away his paralysis.
1978 F. WELDON Praxis xxiv. ‘You should never have left them,’ said Irma. ‘As you sow, Praxis, so you reap.’
2000 ‘C. AIRD’ Little Knell (2001) iii. 29 ‘But like it says in the Bible,’ said Jennifer, ‘as you sow, so shall you reap.’
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