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" I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. "
The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ... - Page 205
by Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
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Treatise on the Christian Religion

Athanase Coquerel - Christian education - 1851 - 172 pages
...pleasure ; and, behold, this also is vanity." (Eccl. ii. 1.) "1 have seen all the works which are done under the sun ; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit." (Eccl. i. 14.) " His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth ; in that very day his thoughts...
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The Whole Works of the Late Reverend and Learned Mr. Thomas ..., Volume 10

Thomas Boston - Presbyterian Church - 1851 - 638 pages
...something disagreeable and vexing in them all ; Eccl. i. 14, " I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit." There are some prickles in the fairest rose, except the Rose of Sharon ; some thorn of uneasiness in...
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The Philosophy of Human Nature

Francis E. Brewster - Conduct of life - 1851 - 470 pages
...and unthinking seldom are obnoxious. Eccles. i. 13, 14, 15. Ihave seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity, and vexation of spirit; that which is crooked cannot be made straight, and that which is wanting cannot be numbered." — TIMOTHY...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 522 pages
...precipice; See BOSSUET, Sermon BUT la Resurrection. P. 67, 1. 16. We fly ; no retting for the foot we find; "I have considered," says Solomon, "all the works that are under the BUD ; and behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit." But who believes it, till death tells it us...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 9

David Thomas - 674 pages
...heaven. My heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit." His general estimate of human life is given in the dirge-like strain, " Vanity of vanities, all is...
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The World: As it Was, Is, and Will be ...

Mrs. A. C. Judson - Bible - 1853 - 206 pages
...He had made,'and behold, it was very good. — GEN. 1 : 81. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. — EOOL. 1 : 14 Behold, I create new heavens, and a new earth. Joy and gladness shall bo found therein,...
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The domestic commentary on the Old (New) Testament, by a clergyman of the ...

Robert Shittler - 1853 - 588 pages
...God given to the sons of man 3 to be exercised therewith. 14 I have seen all the works that are done under the sun ; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. 15 That which is crooked cannot be made straight: and 4 that which is wanting cannot be numbered. 16...
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The Present testimony, and original Christian witness revived, Volume 5

1853 - 516 pages
...hath God given to the sons of man to be exercised therewith. I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight : and that which i3 wanting cannot be numbered. I communed...
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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register,: Volume 13 1859

New England Historic Genealogical Society Staff - 1993 - 404 pages
...from the text in Ecclesiastes, 1st chap., 14th verse — " I have seen all the works that are done under the sun and behold all is vanity and vexation of spirit." His successor in the ministry was the Rev. Henry Messinger. 2. Rev. SAMCEL* MAN m. in 1673, Esther...
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Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture

Margreta de Grazia, Maureen Quilligan, Peter Stallybrass - History - 1996 - 422 pages
...his law, promises, or threats, doth not . . . Death ... is believed, God ... is always deferred . . . "All is vanity and vexation of spirit" but who believes it till Death tells it us? ... It is therefore Death alone that can suddenly make man to know himself. He tells the proud and insolent that...
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