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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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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 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. 3 Sorrow is better than...
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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 3

Thomas Ridgley - 1815
...vanity of his past life, was the sense of mortality impressed on him ; for he says, 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, chap. vii. 3. that is, he...
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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil ...: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Richard Cecil, Josiah Pratt - Theology - 1816
...Amen. SERMON XL ADVANTAGES OF THE HOUSE OF MOURNING. j- • . : ECCLESIASTES VII. 2. It is tetter to go to the House of Mourning, than to go to the House of Feasting. J\ OTHING seems more contradictory to the general sentiments of mankind, than this declaration of the...
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The saints' everlasting rest; The divine life; and Dying thoughts; also, A ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion - 1817
...therefore Solomon saith of such laughter, ' it is mad ; and of mirth, what doth it? — 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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 35

England - 1834
...touched, believe me, 'tis not with romance — it is with the sorrows of actual life. " It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feastiug ; for that is the end of all men — aud the living will lay it to his heart."] Nov. 9th to...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...than precious ointment : and the day of death than the day of one s birth. 2 If ft is better to go brought K ܀ 0 a ؁ q Ԁ 0 : for that •• . the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow is better...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...the day of adversity consider. God also hath set the one over against the other b. 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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Sermons

Hugh Blair - 1820
...the Benefits to be derived from the House of Mourning. ECCLESIASTES, 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 will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter...
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Sermons ...: With a Short Account of the Life and Character of the ..., Volume 2

Hugh Blair - Sermons - 1820
...THE BENEFITS TO BE DERIVED FROM THE HOUSE OF MOURNING. EcCLESIASTES, Vll. 2, 3, 4. It is belter 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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On the Evidences of Christianity, as They Were Stated and Enforced in the ...

James Clarke Franks - Apologetics - 1821 - 529 pages
...says the wisest of men ? " The day of death is better than the day of one's birth. 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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