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" I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. "
The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments - Page 605
1843 - 1056 pages
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The Christian Spectator, Volume 4

Theology - 1822
...and onward. The reply to all this is, " I returned, and saw under the sun that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance hapVol. IV.— No. 10. 67 peneth to them all." This doing whatever my hands find to do, which you recommend,...
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Short discourses to be read in families

William Jay - Family - 1833 - 493 pages
...upon every man to rise and prosper : " I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." There are those who have met with losses which no talent could have prevented....
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Evening Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in the Year

William Jay - Calendars - 1832
...every kind of statement — " Who knoweth what is good for man in this life ?" ."The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill : but time and chance happeneth to them all." " Man's goings are of the Lord ; how can a man then understand his own way...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...cannot tell what shall be. Solomon. I retnrned, and saw nnder the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happencth to them all. Ecctesiattcs . To thee we owe the beauties of the field, And earth's rich produce....
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The Posthumous Works of the Late Right Reverend John Henry Hobart ..., Volume 3

William Berrian - Theology - 1832
...traces of felicity behind. Alas ! " 1 returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Events, not according to the ordinary operation of the established laws of...
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The posthumous works of John Henry Hobart, with a memoir of his ..., Volume 3

John Henry Hobart (bp. of New York.), William Berrian - 1832
...debar you feom victory. For in the mysterious course of God's providence, " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, 'neither yet...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them .'all." But, my brethren, there are examples of the uncertain issue of all human...
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Sermons, originally composed for a country congregation

Cornelius Ives - 1832
...it is probable that the work of the wicked man will deceive him. " The " race is not always to the swift, nor the battle " to the strong, neither yet...yet favour to men of skill; but time and " chance happeneth to them all." (Eccles. ix. 11.) Accordingly, a wicked man will oftentimes be thwarted merely...
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Latter Struggles in the Journey of Life: Or, The Afternoon of My Days ...

George Miller, George Miller (of Dunbar) - Booksellers and bookselling - 1833 - 408 pages
...confirmation from the experience of mankind, in every age of the world, viz. " That the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong: neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." And that, although these truths, like others recorded in Holy Writ, are conveyed,...
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Evening Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in the Year

William Jay - Calendars - 1833
...every kind of statement — "-Who knoweth what is good for man in this life?" " The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...nor yet favour to men of skill : but time and chance happeneth to them all." " Man's goings are of the Lord ; how can a man then understand his own way...
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Latter struggles in the journey of life; or, The afternoon of my days

George Miller - 1833
...confirmation from the experience of mankind, in every age of the world, viz. " That the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong : neither yet...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." And that, although these truths, like others recorded in Holy Writ, are conveyed,...
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