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" Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; Which long for death, but it cometh not ; and dig for it more than for hid treasures; Which rejoice exceedingly, and are glad, when they can find the grave? "
Christ and the Inheritance of the Saints: Illustrated in a Series of ... - Page 331
by Thomas Guthrie - 1859 - 344 pages
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The sick visitor's assistant; and companion for the afflicted

Thomas Searle - Care of the sick - 1834 - 268 pages
...small and the great are there, and the servant is free from his master. Wherefore is light given unto him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in...exceedingly and are glad when they can find the grave, Job iii. 2—22. My soul is weary of my life, I will leave my complaint upon myself, I will speak in...
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The Doomed

Alexander Hamilton (novelist.) - 1834
...whereby suspicion may be confirmed. With the Patriarch I may cry aloud, " Wherefore is light given unto him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in...but it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasure." There are others, many others, in this world, who will utter the same cry ; and when the...
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A practical exposition of the Gospel according to st. John, in the form of lects

John Bird Sumner (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1835
...perhaps they wished to hear him resolve that difficult question, in the words of Job, (iii. 20, 21,) " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...in soul ; which long for death, but it cometh not?" One thing is certain, that all evil began with sin. " By one man sin entered into the world, and death...
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The Gospel Standard, Or, Feeble Christian's Support, Issue 4

Baptists - 1838
...upheld me, better felt than described; "Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life to the bitter in soul which long for death, but it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasure." I have now, Christian reader, given you the dark side of the case, and shall, by the good...
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The Linwoods: Or, "Sixty Years Since" in America, Volume 2

Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1835
...me the last London Gazette — no matter where. 111 doze away ihe time till dinner." CHAPTER XXI. " Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life onto the bitter in soul?" WE ought not to tax too severely the ingenuity of our readers, and therefore...
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The Linwoods: or, "Sixty years since" in America, Volume 2

Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1835
...to me the last London Gazette — no matter where. I'll doze away the time till dinner." CHAPTER XX. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life mnto the bitter in soul? WE ought not to tax too severely the ingenuity of our readers, and therefore...
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Guido and Julius, the doctrine of sin and the propitiator: or, The true ...

Friedrich August G. Tholuck - 1836
...my voice set itself against the Highest, and contend with him? With the patriarch Job I exclaimed, ' Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...not ; and dig for it more than for hid treasures?' Job, iii. 20, 21. With David, I said, ' If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there ; if I make my bed...
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The Puritan: A Series of Essays, Critical, Moral, and Miscellaneous, Volume 2

Leonard Withington - American essays - 1836
...the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there ; and the servant is free from his master. Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery,...life unto the bitter in soul; which long for death, and it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasures ; which rejoice exceedingly and are glad...
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The Puritan: A Series of Essays, Critical, Moral, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Leonard Withington - New England - 1836
...light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul ; which long for death, and it cometh not, and dig for it more than for hid treasures...; which rejoice exceedingly and are glad when they e.cmjiiul the grave. We have the same state of mind described by Montgomery. There is a calm for those...
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St. Pierre's Studies of Nature

Bernardin de Saint-Pierre - Natural history - 1836 - 398 pages
...for ever! One single wretch might arraign Providence, and say with Job the Arabian, chap. iii. 20, Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul? Alas ! the appearances of happiness have been disclosed to the view of man, only to overwhelm him with...
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