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" And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. "
Select British divines, ed. by C. Bradley - Page 235
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...know wisdom, and to know madness and folly : I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief -.and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. I SAID in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure : and, behold,...
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Village sermons

George Burder - Sermons, English - 1835
...in general, is grateful to the mind : and yet some kinds of knowledge are painful. Solomon says, " In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." Eccl. i. 18. There must be a great deal of pains to get it, and a great deal of care to keep it: the...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - 1804
...under heaven : this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man, to be exercised therewith. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Because no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end. Though a man labour...
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The works of Robt. Leighton: together with the Life of the author

Robert Leighton, George Jerment - Theology - 1806
...guards not from disasters and vexations; yea, there is in it an innate grief, amidst so many follies d. Yea, give a man the confluence of all these, which is so rare, make him at once rich and honourable, and healthful, and encompassed with all the delights of nature and art, and wise, to make...
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Stultifera navis: qua omnium mortalium narratur Stultitia : The modern ship ...

William Henry Ireland - 1807 - 295 pages
...Crowds flock to man my Stultifera Navis. SECTION XXXVIII. OF FOOLISH ASTRONOMERS AND STAR GAZERS. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. HERE'S one, that rears bis thoughts on high, And makes a ledger of the sky ; That he may read the planet's...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...Crowds flock to man my Stultifera Navis. SECTION XXXVIII. OF FOOLISH ASTRONOMERS AND STARGAZERS. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. HERE'S one, that rears his thoughts on high, And makes a ledger of the sky ; That he may read the planet's...
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History of European morals from Augustus to Charlemagne, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Ethics - 1809
...follow a profound research, have filled literature with mournful echoes of the words of the royal sage, 'In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.' The lives of men of genius have been for the most part a conscious and deliberate realisation of the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 640 pages
...so that no man can find out the work that Cod inakcth from the beginning to the end." Ver. 11. " For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." Ch. i. ver. 18. " And further, by these, my son, he admonished : of making many books there is no end...
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The Essays of Michael de Montaigne, Volume 2

Michel de Montaigne - French essays - 1811
...Greek verse, that there is a great deal of convenience in not being too wise : ru And the preacher, " In much wisdom is much grief;'. . . " and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth " sorrow."§ Another proof of the weakness of philosophy, isAm>th«that last receipt, to which philosophy in general...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...and graces bestowed upon us, as the apostle does, 1 Cor. xiv. 18; xv. 10 ; 2 Cor. xi. 5, 6. 18. For in much wisdom is much grief ; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. " In much wisdom," or in the abundance of wisdom, as Ps. Ixxii. 7 ; li. 1 ; Prov. xx: 15 ; HON. viii....
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