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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. Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better.... "
The Orthodox churchman's magazine; or, A Treasury of divine and useful knowledge - Page 229
1808
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Judgment and Mercy for Afflicted Souls: Or, Meditations, Soliloquies, and ...

Francis Quarles - Consolation - 1807 - 332 pages
...ye have nourished your hearts as in the day of slaughter. Eccles. vii. 4. The heart of the wise man is in the house of mourning : but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. His Soliloquy. WHAT hast thou now to say, O my soul, why this judgment, seconded with divine proofs,...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...house of feasting : for that in the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow is better than laughter : for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning ; but the heart of fools is in the house' of mirth....
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...house of feasting ; for. that h the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart. Sorrow is better than laughter ; for by the sadness of the...; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. - - - 34 r SERMON XIV. 0n the Divine Government of the Passions of Men. PSALM Ixxvi. lo. Surely the...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1808
...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 ; for by the sadness of the...countenance the heart is made better. The heart of the li-ise is in the house of mourning ; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. ivr rANY of the...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 10

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...better than laughter : for by a sad look t!Ģe heart is made better. The heart of the wise therefore is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. Rejoice then, О young man in thy youth, and let thine heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and ..., Volume 7

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...is better to go to the house of mourning, saith Solomon, than to go to the house of feasting. Sorrow is better than laughter ; for, by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better ; Eccl. vfi. 2, 3. If Job's children do but meet at a kind banquet, their father is fain to expiate...
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Sermons to Young Women

James Fordyce - Sermons, English - 1809 - 312 pages
...house of feasting : for that is the end "of all men, and the living will lay it to heart. Sor" row is better than laughter : for by the sadness of "...but " the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. As " the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laugh" ter of a fool. This also is vanity." You...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...house of feasting : for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart 3 Sorrow ay the ram, and thou shalt bike his blood, and sprinkle it round aliout upon the altar. 1 4 The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning ; but the heart of fools it in the house of mirth....
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Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie. To which are prefixed ...

James Beattie, Thomas Gray - English literature - 1809 - 12 pages
...render men proud, irreligious, and inattentive : so that Solomon had good reason for affirming, that " by the sadness of the " countenance the heart is made better." The exercise of pity, even towards imaginary suf* fr rings, cannot fail to give pleasure, if attended,...
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Sermons on Devotional, Evangelical and Practical Subjects

Joshua Toulmin - Sermons, English - 1810 - 470 pages
...not feel our troubles, they could, in a moral and religious fenfe, do us no fervice. " By the fadnefs of the countenance the heart " is made better, the heart of the wife is in " the houfe of mourning : but the heart of " fools is in the houfe of mirth.'" To be moved...
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