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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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Posthumous letters [ed. by E. Sanderson].

William Huntington - 1815
...consider their latter end; hence Wisdom tells us that days of mourning are better than days of feasting, for " by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better." And I am sure of this — the more they suffer in the way, the less in the end. No small share of furnace...
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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil ...: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Richard Cecil, Josiah Pratt - Theology - 1816
...recollection, by shewing him the end of man : and thus, as the Wise Man says in the 3d verse, Sorrow is better than laughter: for, by the sadness of the countenance, the heart is made better. It is a great thing, Brethren, to induce men to think at all. Men talk of thinking ; but very few think...
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The saints' everlasting rest; The divine life; and Dying thoughts; also, A ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion - 1817
...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. It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools ; for as the crackling...
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The Knight of St. John: A Romance, Volume 3

Anna Maria Porter - Malta - 1817
...yes. We are told that " it is better to go to the house of mourning than to the house of feasting ; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better :'* and if we do not abandon ourselves to that continued indulgence of sorrow, which incapacitates...
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A Call to the Unconverted, to Turn and Live: And Accept of Mercy, While ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion - 1818 - 185 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. It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools ; for as the crackling...
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A System of Revealed Religion ...

Theology, Doctrinal - 1819
...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...; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth c. Man that is born of a woman, is of few days and full of trouble d. SECT. 2. All these are directed...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...feasting : for that •• . the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow ociety( Ke law of the L 4 The heart of the wise u in the house of mourning ; but the heart of fools u in the house of mirth....
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Sermons ...: With a Short Account of the Life and Character of the ..., Volume 2

Hugh Blair - Sermons - 1820
...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...; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. MANY of the maxims contained in this book of Ecclesiastes will appear strange sayings to the men of...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1820
...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...made better. The heart of the wise is in the house ofmowning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth, - SOS SERMON XIV. ON THE DIVINE GOVERNMENT...
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Sermons

Hugh Blair - 1820
...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 '-j:ise is in the house of mourning ,- but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. - J* a g e...
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