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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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The Bible Catechism, Arranged in Forty Divisions: All the Answers to the ...

1823 - 140 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. (7 Ec. 2, 3.) 9. Is spiritual joy often, possessed, by the pious, amidst worldly disappointments? Although...
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The complete works of the late rev. Philip Skelton. To which is ..., Volume 1

Philip Skelton - 1824
...better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting, Sorrow is better than laughter. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning: but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.' God gave you health that you might turn it to his service, your own comfort, and the good of the community...
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Discourses controversial and practical, Volume 2

Philip Skelton - 1824
...better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting, Sorrow is better than laughter. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.' God gave you health that you might turn it to his service, your own comfort, and the good of the community...
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The Complete Works of the Late Rev. Philip Skelton, Rector of Fintona ...

Philip Skelton - 1824
...better to go to the house of mourning, than to the house of feasting, Sorrow is better than laughter. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning; but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.' God gave you health that you might turn it to his service, your own comfort, and the good of the community...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 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. — Eccles. vii. 2, 3. When Christ withdrew from the spouse, he endeared himself the more to her.—...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John L. Locke - Bible - 1824 - 493 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. — Eccles. vii. 2, 3. When Christ withdrew from the spouse, he endeared himself the more to her.—...
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824
...end of all men; and the liV' ing will lay it to his heart, y (3) Sorrow is better than laugh. te'r ; for b"y the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better, z (4) The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning: tut the heart of fools is in the house of...
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A Call to the Unconverted: Now Or Never; and Fifty Reasons why a Sinner ...

Richard Baxter - Conversion (Christian) - 1825 - 388 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 bear the rebuke of the wise, than to hear the song of fools ; for as the crackling...
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The cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...house of feasting: for that is the end of all men ; and the living will lay it to his heart. 3 Sorrow 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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The Works of the Rev. Richard Cecil: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Richard Cecil - Theology - 1825
...recollection, by showing 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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