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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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Morning Exercises for the Closet: for Every Day in the Year ...

William Jay - Meditations - 1829
...heart of the wise is in the house of mourning : but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. Sorrow is better than laughter; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better," — more serious, and more soft. But who was this Joash? "He did that which was evil in the sight of...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 13

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...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;" (I pray you do not say I rail at you by the reciting of these words, nor that I diminish the honour...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 12

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...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...mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth. It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools : for as the...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 15

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...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 for a man to hear the song of fools : for as the...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 17

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...(do you believe this ?) " 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." I beseech you take patiently your character and name here from the word of God. 6. Moreover these fools...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 17

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...(do you believe this ?) "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." I beseech you take patiently your character and name here from the word of God. 6. Moreover these fools...
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 7

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...for that is P Psal. Ixxxiv. 10. 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. 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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Letters of Christian Sympathy to Mourners

Consolation - 1830 - 142 pages
...to think and reflect; whereas the grand plan of the enemy to our peace is to destroy recollection, "The HEART of the wise is in the house of mourning;...but the HEART of fools is in the house of mirth." Who, then, are the wise of this world? In the parable of the ten virgins, we find the five, who were...
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An Historical Account of My Own Life: With Some Reflections on the Times I ...

Edmund Calamy - Dissenters, Religious - 1829
...I, upon the occasion of her decease, preached at Mr. Shower's, in Jewin-street, from Eccl. vii. 4. " The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." I afterwards preached frequently, as desired, and was generally persuaded both by Ministers and friends...
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The Works of Bishop Sherlock: With Some Account of His Life ..., Volume 2

Thomas Sherlock, Thomas Smart Hughes - Theology - 1830
...near apace : and when it comes, will convince them of the truth of the wise preacher's observation : ' The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.' There is a very great difference between the misgivings and misapprehensions of a religious mind, and...
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