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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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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy ..., Volume 2

John Milton - Theology, Doctrinal - 1825
...' I said of laughter, It is mad ; and of mirth, What doeth it ?' vii. 2 — 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.' Isai. xxii. 12, &c. 'in that day did the Lord God of hosts call...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1825
...afflicting ; for in the day of adversity men are often led to consider ; then is it " better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting " — then ought we, on the present occasion, to call upon the Almighty and say, " So teach us to number...
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A Treatise on Christian Doctrine: Compiled from the Holy Scriptures Alone

John Milton - Bible - 1825 - 711 pages
...ii. 2. / said of laughter, It is mad; and of mirth, What doeth if? vii. 2 — 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. Isai. xxii. 12, &c. in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping...
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The cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...better than precious ointment ; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 It is better to go 2 0 2 0 for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter...
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A Call to the Unconverted: Now Or Never; and Fifty Reasons why a Sinner ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion (Christian) - 1825 - 388 pages
...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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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826
...precious ointment; and^S;?."-30the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 f 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. A. c. 060 4 The heart of...
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Discourses on the Duties and Consolations of the Aged

Henry Belfrage - Older people - 1827 - 477 pages
...would be useful as a preservative from the vanity to which youth is so prone. " 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." " The heart of the wise is...
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Bible Poetry

Bible - 1828 - 8 pages
...righteousness, still To await the award of JEHOVAH'S high will. 72 THE FEAST AND THE FUNERAL. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting. For by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. — Eccl. vii. 2, 3. I VISITED the...
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A common-place-book to the holy Bible: or, The Scriptures' sufficiency ...

William Dodd - 1828
...tears, shall reap in joy: he thatgoeth 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 Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 15

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1828
...better than precious ointment ; and the day of death, 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 his heart. I am the resurrection and...
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