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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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Old Humphrey's address

George Mogridge - 1839
...chamber, that would never have been taught you in other places. " It is better," on many accounts, " to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting." We learn more of this world's hollowness in an hour under the roof of sorrow, than in a life spent...
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A companion for the afflicted, a series of essays

Thomas Harrison Walker - 1839
...contribute to your spiritual instruction and improvent. " It is better," says the wise man, " 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." He does not represent sorrow as a...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes, Explanatory ...

Bible - 1839
...i precious ointment; and the day &1S-SOof death than the day of one's birth. 2 K It is better to go : judge me, O LORD, a according to thy righteousness, : 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 companion for the afflicted, a series of essays

Thomas Harrison Walker - 1839
...contribute to your spiritual instruction and improvent. " It is better," says the wise man, " 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." He does not represent sorrow as...
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Bereaved parents consoled

John Thornton - Children - 1839 - 125 pages
...adversity ? CHAPTER III. GENERAL ADMONITIONS AND ADVICES. , " IT is better," said a wise king, " 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." But so weak, and frail,...
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The heiress, by E.H.

E. H - 1839
...than if they had continued for ever in the path of prosperity. " It is better," she would say, " 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." Our Saviour, during his pilgrimage...
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Rose and Crown lane: or, A sketch of my neighbourhood

Rose and crown lane - 1840
...enabled to say, " It is good for me that I have been afflicted," Psa. cxix. 71 ; "it is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting," Eccles. vii. 2. Samuel Price sustains the honourable character of " an old disciple," Acts xxi. 16,...
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The gift of prayer

Thomas Mann - 1840 - 80 pages
...be made fat ; and he that watereth shall be watered also himself. Prov. xi. 25. It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting. Eccl. vii. 2. I was sick, and ye visited me ; I was in prison, and ye came unto me. Matt. xxv. 36....
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Essays for sabbath reading

J. Greaves - 1840
...and smoke, because there is no real foundation for joy and gladness. We read, 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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Thoughts on the Litany, by a naval officer's orphan daughter [signing ...

S M. Heaton, George Heaton - 1840
...troubles, which "worketh death ;" and there are many seasons of prosperity in which it were " 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."* Hence our Church prays,...
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