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" It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. "
The whole works of Joseph Butler - Page 57
by Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1838
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The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and ..., Volume 14

1808
...mourning, and consider the widow and the fatherless. " * It is better," saith (he preacher, " to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow," he continues, " is...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...brethren, the love of neighbours, a man and a wife that agree together. Eoclesiastes, It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting; for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament, with Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton - Bible - 1805
...trouble Ľnd the commencement of his felicity, and seals up his good character. Z [It is] better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that [is] the end of all men ; and the living will lay [it] to his heart ; the contemplation...
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The pilgrim's progress, from this world, to that which is to come, Issue 157

John Bunyan - 1806
...the door these words, " This is the House of Mirth." Then he remembered the words of the wise man, that " it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting :"1 and again, " The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...than precious ointment ; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 ^f -ft is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting : for that in the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow is better than...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...the BENEFITS to be derived from the HOUSE of MOURNING. EcCLESIASTESj vii. 2, 3, 4. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting -, for that is the end of all men, and the living ixill lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than...
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The Works of Joseph Butler ...: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author ...

Joseph Butler - Sermons, English - 1813
...peculiarly belongs to a season of recollection, the only purpose of which is to bring us to a just sense of things, to recover us out of that forgetfulness...better to go to the house of mourning, than to go tp the house of feasting ; ie it is more to a man's advantage to turn his eyes towards objects of distress,...
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Poems, moral and religious, Volume 2

John Struthers - 1814
...horrors of unutterable despair. Septembe GOBBALS, 1 , 1806. J THE PEASANT'S DEATH. It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to heart. Mark the perfect man, and behold...
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The Whole Works of the Rev. W. Bates, Volume 2

William Bates - Presbyterianism - 1815
...abhorred as the worst misery. The wise man instructed by dear experience, tells as, " it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to heart. Sorrow is better than laughter:...
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Sermons, and Other Discourses ...

Samuel Lavington - 1815
...understood this, that they would consider their latter end !" — It is unquestionably better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting, since this is the end of aH men. — But, after all, it will signify nothing, unless the living will...
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