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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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An Attempt to Illustrate the Book of Ecclesiastes

George Holden - Bible - 1822 - 180 pages
...IMPROVES THE HEART AND EXALTS THE CHARACTER OF THE WlSE. 2 Again, I observe in reference to True Wisdom, that [it is] better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting; for that visitation of the afflicted [is] what ADMONISHES us OF the end of all men; and the living...
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THE BIBLE CATECHISM

W. F. LLOYD - 1822
...thy statutes. (119 P. 67. 7l.) 8. .Are sorrow and sympathy truly beneficial? .. 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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The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come

John Bunyan - 1823 - 563 pages
...the door these words, " This is the House of Mirth;" then lie 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," Eccl. vii. 2, 4 And again, "The heart of the wise is* in the House of Mourning, but the heart of fools...
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The Bible Catechism, Arranged in Forty Divisions: All the Answers to the ...

1823 - 140 pages
...learn thy statutes. (119 P. 67, 71.) 8. Are sorrow and sympathy truly beneficial? 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 on Various Subjects of Christian Doctrine and Duty

Nathanael Emmons - Congregational churches - 1823 - 476 pages
...Solomon represents every instance of mortality as affecting to the living. 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." Death has always been...
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The Infant's Progress, from the Valley of Destruction to Everlasting Glory

Mary Martha Sherwood - Children - 1823 - 238 pages
...Moreover, before they deparled, he would have them to visit the grave of Peace: for 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. (Eccles. vii. 2.) So Mr.^Orthodox...
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824
...wise Retir'd, in sadly pleasing solitude And silent contemplation, meditate * (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 liV' ing will lay it to his heart, y (3) Sorrow is better than...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 pages
...tears, shall reap in joy : he that goeth forth and weepeth, &c. — Ps. cxxvi. 5, 6. 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 Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 pages
...tears, shall reap in joy : he that goeth forth and weepeth, &c. — Ps. cxxvi. 5, 6. 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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The Christian's Consolations Against the Fears of Death: With Seasonable ...

Charles Drelincourt - Death - 1824 - 612 pages
...minds, we must, in the first place, carefully practise the advice of the wise man, "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," Eccles. ch. vii. 2. Never...
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