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" Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun... "
Methodist Review - Page 147
1818
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Learning to act [by G. Mogridge].

George Mogridge - 1799
...stedfastly gazed upon it ; gilding the heavens and the earth, and gladdening the spirit of the beholder. Oh "a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun," and for the heart to remember that " the Lord God is a sun and shield : the Lord will give grace and...
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Village sermons

George Burder - 1835
...God in Christ, is pleasant. It is to the soul what the light of the sun is to the body. " Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun." St. Paul, who was blessed with this knowledge, "counted all things but loss for the excellency of it;"...
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Reflections for Every Day in the Year on the Works of God, and of ..., Volume 1

Christoph Christian Sturm - Devotional exercises - 1800
...disdains to watch over them and supply their wants ? What is there more pleasant than light ? " Truly the light is " sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes " to behold the sun." Its rays fill all the immense expanse of the heavens ; and, as long as day lasts, the eye is surrounded...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 69

1869
...483. t Quintil. xi. B. 2. irony we have a striking illustration in Eccles. xi. 7 — 10: " Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness...
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A Spiritual Treasury for the Children of God: Consisting of a ..., Volume 2

William Mason - Calendars - 1803
...nought beside. M. Then were the disciples glad when they saw the Lord.... John xx. 20. " TRULY the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun."....Eccles. xi. 7. But , O how much more sweet and pleasant to see the light and behold the glory...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor, wisdom, in the grave, whither thou gogst. Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun: but if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness,...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament, with Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton - Bible - 1805
...in prosperity and adversity, be always doing good, and depc?id upon God for the issue. 7 Truly the light [is] sweet ; and a pleasant [thing it is] for the eyes to behold the sun ; life and the -comforts of it are very 8 agreeable : But if a man live many years, [and] rejoice in...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...shall prosper, prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good. 7 ^f Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : 8 But if a man live many years, and rejoice in them all ; yet let him remember the days of darkness...
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The Panoplist, Or, the Christian's Armory, Volume 2

Congregational churches - 1807
...specimen of fine writing. " Here we need the vicissitudes of day and night for labour and rest. The light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold th» sun. The night, though favourable to repose, is, however, a gloomy season. The gloom we endeavour...
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Paraphrases on hard texts

Joseph Hall - 1808
...succeed not, yet another may ; and thou knowest not which of them may speed the best. XI. 7 Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun : Indeed life is sweet, and light gives cheerfulness unto our life ; it is a comfortable thing to enjoy...
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