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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 Works ...: With Some Account of His Life ...

Thomas Sherlock - 1830
...sense of religion : but their day of fear is not far off; and when it comes, it will convince them that 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 great difference between the misgivings and misapprehensions of a religious SHERL. VOL....
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The Practical Works of Richard Baxter: with a Life of the Author ..., Volume 19

Richard Baxter - Theology - 1830
...to the house of feasting ; for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to his heart. The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth." (Eccl. vii. 2 — 6.) S. It is a wonder of stupidity, that reasonable men can so much forget so great,...
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The Holy Bible

1830
...belter than laugliter : for bf the («adiifss of tlic countenance the heart u made betler.' 4 The lienrt of the wise is in the house of mourning: but the heart of fools ù in the hou*e of mirth. is better to hear the rebuke of the «ist than for a man to hear the song...
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The Orthodox Presbyterian, Volume 2

Presbyterians - 1831
...than to the house of feasting; for that is the end of all men, and the living will lay it to heart; for by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better. We learn to die ; — we.learn to live. We see the utter emptiness of all sublunary good, that support...
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Thoughts in affliction [taken from the Bible and from hymns, with ...

Algernon Sydney Thelwall - 1831
...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." Eccl. vii. 2 — 4. [As this is an unquestionable truth, instead of poring upon our afflictions, to...
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A Help to Professing Christians in Judging Their Spiritual State and Growth ...

Rev. John BARR (of Glasgow.) - Christian life - 1831 - 336 pages
...than laughter ; for by the sadness of the * Mai. iii. 16, 17. t Luke xxiv. 13-32. 1 Luke xvui. 20. countenance the heart is made better. The heart of...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth."* The religion of the Bible does not interdict all innocent mirth and festivity. Christ himself attended...
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The pilgrim's progress, from this world to that which is to come. With notes ...

John Bunyan - 1831
...the The Hoiiie of Mourning and the Honne of Mirth. House of Feasting," Eccl. vii. 2, 4. And again, "The heart of the wise is in the House of Mourning,...but the heart of fools is in the House of Mirth." So he asked the young men what that house was called on the other side of the cross ; and they told...
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Affecting Scenes: Being Passages from the Diary of a Physician, Volume 1

Samuel Warren - 1831
...LIBRARY c Harper's Stereotype Edition. AFFECTING SCENES; BEINQ PASSAGES FROM THE DIARY OF A PHYSICIAN. " The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning...but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth."— Eccl. vii. 4. \ NEW-YORK: PUBLISHED BY J. *- /. HARPER, 82 CLIFF-ST. Sold by Collins & Hannay, Collins...
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Affecting Scenes: Being Passages from the Diary of a Physician, Volume 2

Samuel Warren - Physicians - 1831 - 352 pages
...the hear. .4. firto^orft: 1831. """ . ~" AFFECTING SCENES; • : PASSAGES FROM THE DIARY A PHYSICIAN. "The heart of the wise is in the house of mourning ; but the beart of fools is in the house of mirth." — Eccl. vli. 4. NEW-YORK : PUBLISHED BY J. ,fr /. HARPER,...
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Necropolis Glasguensis: With Observations on Ancient and Modern Tombs and ...

John Strang - Cemeteries - 1831 - 72 pages
...and jokes" must ere while for ever cease, and are led to reflect that they too must die ; and as " by the sadness of the countenance the heart is made better," the "religious man instructed on the narrowness of the boundary which separates him from those who were...
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