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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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Ecclesiastes: Or, The Preacher

Edward Hayes Plumptre - Bible - 1881 - 271 pages
...babbler is no better. Eccles. ix. n, 1 6. 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. ...Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength ; nevertheless the poor man's...
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Ecclesiastes: Or, The Preacher

Edward Hayes Plumptre - Bible - 1881 - 271 pages
...babbler is no better. Eccles. ix. ir, 16. 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. ...Then said I, Wisdom is better than strength; nevertheless the poor man's...
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Collects of the Day: An Exposition Critical & Devotional of the Collects ...

Edward Meyrick Goulburn - 1883
...it is in the book of Ecclesiastes ; " 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."2 In the passage before us the word " chances " is tantamount to " unexpected...
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Come Back to Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies

J. Edward Chamberlin - Social Science - 1993 - 325 pages
...James translation of the Old Testament. 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. (Eccles. 9:11) This is plain speaking, after a fashion. But there's the difficulty:...
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Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 1993 - 512 pages
...living Outroars a dead lion. 9:11-12 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. For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net,...
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Old English: A Historical Linguistic Companion

Roger Lass - Foreign Language Study - 1994 - 300 pages
...Part V: Historical postlude I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the strong, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to...nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Ecclesiastes 9: 1 1 10 The dissolution of Old English 10.1 Stasis, flux, transition1...
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Topics in Contemporary Probability and Its Applications

J. Laurie Snell - Mathematics - 1995 - 400 pages
...Mathematics and Physics King College / 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. (Ecclesiastes 9:11) ABSTRACT We introduce the "bandit model" as a simple example...
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Religion in the Making: Lowell Lectures 1926

Alfred North Whitehead - Philosophy - 1926 - 244 pages
...moral is not over-clear. For example: 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. (Ecclesiastes ix. 11.) [53] These two quotations express incontestable general...
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Counterbalance: Gendered Perspectives on Writing and Language

Carolyn Logan - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 382 pages
...a well-known verse from Ecdesiastes: 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. Here it is in modern English: Objective consideration of contemporary phenomena...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends. 1 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. BIBLE: HEBREW, Ecclesiastes, 9:11. 2 In short, Luck's always to blame. JEAN...
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