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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh 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 feasting ; for that is the end of all men — and the living will lay it to his heart."] 9A to ША inclusive.—...
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The Preacher's Manual, Or, Lectures on Preaching: Containing All ..., Volume 2

S. T. Sturtevant - Preaching - 1834
...to itself imaginary, woes ! No. 18— The same author on Eccles. vii. 2—4 : " It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting," &c. Many of the maxims contained in the book of Ecclesiastes will appear strange sayings to the men...
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Fifty-two short sermons

Joseph Jowett - 1835
...two judges, (the one incompetent, and the other not impartial,) all others will agree with Solomon, that "it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting;"2 or with Him who is greater than Solomon—" Blessed are they that mourn;" " blessed even...
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Twenty parochial sermons

Charles Girdlestone - 1836
...together at the hours of festivity. Or, in the words of the wise man, I shall endeavour to convince you, that " it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting." These, I say, are the two chief objects of Societies such as yours. Let us first, therefore, well consider...
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The Western Messenger: Devoted to Religion, Life, and Literature, Volume 1

1836
...of moral and rational existence. E. ART. VIII.— GRIEF AND JOY.— AN ALLEGORY. It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting. — Ecdenattes, 7, 2. THEY stood together on a hill that overlooked the world 5 the two brothers —...
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Union liturgy: containing, forms of prayer, for the public services ... and ...

James Thomson (M.D., baptist.) - 1837 - 280 pages
...say, every second or every third passage, as time and circumstances may direct.] Tt 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 layit to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter:...
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Christian Institutes: Or, The Sincere Word of God

Francis Gastrell - 1838 - 300 pages
...day of adversity consider : God also hath set the one' over against the other. 5 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. 6 0 that men were wise,...
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The paragraph Bible, arranged in paragraphs and parallelisms

1838 - 120 pages
...better than precious ointment j * And the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 It is better to go : For that is the end of all men ; And the living will lay it to his heart. 3 8 Sorrow 5 better thn...
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Passages from the diary of a late physician (by S. Warner). (Orig. publ. in ...

Samuel Warren - 1838
...touched, believe me it is 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 feasting ; for that is the end of all men — and the living will lay it to his heart. ."] Nov. 9th to 14</t...
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Short family prayers, for every morning and evening of the month, and for ...

Short family prayers - 1838
...in them all, yet let him remember the days of darkness, for they shall be many. 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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