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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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The whole works of ... Jeremy Taylor, with a life of the author ..., Volume 15

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 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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Sermons: Upon the Ministry, Worship, and Doctrines of the Protestant ...

George Thomas Chapman - Sermons, American - 1828 - 399 pages
...need of nothing." The good old fashioned scripture is derided, which saith, " It is better to goto 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." Sooner or later, however, they...
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A Call to the Unconverted: To which are Added Several Valuable Essays

Richard Baxter - Conversion - 1829 - 240 pages
...laughter, " it is mad; and of mirth, what doth it?" Eccles. ii. 2. vii. 2 — 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 then laughter;...
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Morning Exercises for the Closet: for Every Day in the Year ...

William Jay - Meditations - 1829
...midst of flattery and dissipation, to be reminded of the days of darkness. Yet " 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 heart of the wise is...
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Forty-five lectures on our Lord's sermon on the mount

John Everitt Good - Sermon on the mount - 1829 - 80 pages
...employments in which they engage, are of the most exalting and improving nature. " It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting." || In their visits to such an abode, and in witnessing the miseries of the unhappy, the heart is softened...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 7

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...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 P Psal. Ixxxiv. 10. the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 15

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...company which doth cherish it. Little do they believe Solomon: (Eccles. 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, and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 12

1830
...pious Captain Arnold, or slept in a TWO-BEDDED ROOM. THE BLESSINGS OF AFFLICTION. " It ii better tn go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting." — Ecc, vii. 2. WHEN perplexed with the cares of this life, or disgusted with its frivolous pursuits,...
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Affecting Scenes: Being Passages from the Diary of a Physician, Volume 1

Samuel Warren - Medical care - 1831
...Cushing & Sons. 1831. PREFACE, BY THE AMERICAN PUBLISHERS. IT is one of the maxims of inspired wisdom, that " 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 lessons taught...
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The pilgrim's progress, from this world to that which is to come. With notes ...

John Bunyan - 1831
...over the door these words, " This is the House of Mirth;" then he remembered the words of the wise man "That it is better to go to the House of Mourning than to go to the The Hoiiie of Mourning and the Honne of Mirth. House of Feasting," Eccl. vii. 2, 4. And again, "The...
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