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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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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...God, Job i. 5 ; Deut. viii. 12 — 14 ; Amos vi. 3—^6 ; Deut. xxxii. 15; Isai. v. 11, 12. 3. Sorrow is better than laughter : for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. " Sorrow is better than laughter:" that sorrow which arises from the meditation of death, a sad, sober,...
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The works of ... William Huntington ... to the close of the year MDCCCVI.

William Huntington (works.) - 1811
...he may do, without being much burdened or bowed down. I am quite charmed to see him go on so well; " By the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." The continual plague of the heart keepeth us from confidence in the flesh; it makes the mind cleave to...
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The Christian Institutes;: Or, The Sincere Word of God. Being a Plain and ...

Francis Gastrell - Bible - 1812 - 328 pages
...righteous over-much ; neither make thyself over.wise ; why shouldest thou destroy thyself. " , ' (m) Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. M Mark 8. 3;. Luke 9. 5. //; Luke 18. 9,30. Cg) Jude 0. (A) Htb. 3. 1a. (i) Isa .55. a. .Luke...
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Living Testimonies: Or, Spiritual Letters on Divine Subjects

William Huntington - Arminianism - 1812 - 386 pages
...he may do, without being much burdened or bowed down. I am quite charmed to see him go on so well; " By the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." The continual plague of the heart keepeth us from confidence in the flesh; it makes the mind cleave to...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - Electronic book - 1813 - 399 pages
...suppose, because k is not accounted wise to indulge in unavailing soft row. It is- "wise to indulge in it; for **• by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." It is wise to contemplate, often to contemplate, what we must one day be our-selves. We may run away...
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A View of Society and Manners in the North of Ireland: In the Summer and ...

John Gamble - Electronic book - 1813 - 399 pages
...suppose, because k is not accounted wise to indulge in unavailing sorrow. It is- wise to indulge in it; for "by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." It is wise to contemplate, often to contemplate, what we must one day be ourselves. :We may run away...
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The Whole Works of the Rev. W. Bates, Volume 2

William Bates - Presbyterianism - 1815
...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: for by the sadness of the...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." Eccles. 7. 2, 3, 4. Prosperity irritates and fortifies the sensual vile affections, the pleasing of...
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A Compendium of the Religious Doctrines, Religious and Moral Precepts ...

Bible - 1815 - 276 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 countenance the heart is made better. Affliction cometh not forth of the dust, neither doth trouble spring out of the ground. Blessed is...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...house of feasting : for that is 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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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 3

Thomas Ridgley - 1815
...improve the sense of his own frailty, which we may conclude he had done; and therefore adds, Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance, the heart is made better, ver. 3. But if it be objected, that all these expressions are not applicable to himself, and many others...
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