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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
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The Biblical Survival Manual

Carolyn J. Baker - Religion - 2003 - 364 pages
...shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy. Ecclesiastes 7:3 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. Isaiah 66:2 . . . but to this man will I look, even to him that is poor and of a contrite spirit, and...
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The Father and Daughter with Dangers of Coquetry

Amelia Opie - Fiction - 2003 - 377 pages
...have loved her once happy friend the more. I Probably a memorial reference Ecclesiastes 7.3: "Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." Perhaps also, given the situation, with the opening lines of this chapter in mind: "A good name is...
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7k: The Millennial Week

Alan Lunn - Religion - 2003 - 328 pages
...under Nimrod. Again, out of mourning came comfort and out of sorrow, joy (Psalm 30: 5). Solomon said, "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of the fool is in the house of mirth (Ecc.7: 4)." Jesus was acquainted with grief and rejection. When...
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Final Arrangements: A Novel

Miles Keaton Andrew - Fiction - 2003 - 287 pages
...all: knowing that I was exactly where I was supposed to be. I remembered the verse from Ecclesiastes: "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning." But where was the wisdom? And most of all, where was my heart? Next morning, Jerry announced that the hospital...
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Searching for Jane Austen

Emily Auerbach - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...than impatience and "fun." Austen's readers would have recollected a passage in Ecclesiastes: "Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the...mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth" (7:3-4). Elizabeth had previously defended laughter against the grave Mr. Darcy's attack on people...
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Vol 1: Repentance: The Doctrine of God and the Knowledge of Salvation (in ...

Ed Marr - Religion - 2004 - 528 pages
...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...mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth."(italics mine) As of late, the impenitent church seems to regard that the writings of the prophets...
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A Wise Woman Builds Her House

Charisse M. Gibert - Religion - 2004 - 176 pages
...their flesh. Some of them even say, "You've got to go with your feelings girl." Ecclesiastes 7:4 (NASB) The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning,...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth and sensual joy. The wise woman's heart is in the house of mourning. In other words, when she hears the...
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The Preacher Sought to Find Pleasing Words: A Study of the Language ..., Part 2

Antoon Schoors - Foreign Language Study - 1992 - 556 pages
...what wisdom is all about. In Qoh 7,4, the opposition between wise and fool is expressed as follows: "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth" (RSV). As we shall see below, when studying the word aV, the context emphasizes that sorrow makes the...
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The Best of the Notary News: Volume 1, Volume 1

Victoria Ring - Notaries - 2004 - 188 pages
...their sin, and will heal their land. " Issue 42 July 2, 2004 Ecclesiastes, Chapter 7, Verse 3 "Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. " Issue 43 July 10, 2004 Ephesians, Chapter 4, Verses 31-32 "Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger,...
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Never Too Old to Grow

Carolyn T. Boone - Health & Fitness - 2004 - 164 pages
...neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. Revelation 21:4 Sorrow is better than laughter: for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. Ecclesiastes 7:3 ******************** God's hand can mend your broken heart. Sorrow brings about a...
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