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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. "
Poems - Page 113
by Samuel Rogers - 1843 - 316 pages
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The Divine and Mystical Realm

Witness Lee - Holy Spirit - 1997 - 89 pages
...Solomon they could say, "Vanity of vanities; all is vanity. ... I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit" (Eccl. 1:2, 14). To have such a feeling is to be thirsty and unsatisfied. Realizing that the people...
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Threshold

Bill Myers - Fiction - 1997 - 331 pages
...returned it, then directed his attention back to the Reverend. '"I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit...'" Reichner settled himself comfortably behind the expensive mahagony desk and turned on his home computer....
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...briskly snapping wood fire and a table nicely spread for l."I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit" (Ecclesiastes 1:14). 2. This whole paragraph has subtle echoes of the Song of Solomon: "For lo, the...
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Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture

Jonathan Dollimore - Philosophy - 2001 - 384 pages
...man, is believed; God, which hath made him and loves him, is always deferred. / have considered (saith Solomon), all the works that are under the sun, and, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit [Ecclesiastes 1:14], but who believes it till Death tells it us? ... It is therefore Death alone that...
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The Labyrinth of the World and the Paradise of the Heart

Johann Amos Comenius - Religion - 1998 - 250 pages
...eomplete joy and peaee of mind. Seeond Edition Amsterdam, 1663 I have seen all the works which are done under the sun, And, behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit. -Ecclesiastes 1:14 I, liber, in lucem, rigid! secure Catonis, i labyi inthaeis currere docte viis....
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Death, Desire, and Loss in Western Culture

Jonathan Dollimore, Reader in the School of English and American Studies Jonathan Dollimore - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 384 pages
...main theme is the transience and futility of human endeavour: 'I have seen all the works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit' (1:14, AV).1 In the Ecclesiastes of the Authorized Version of the Bible, the word 'vanity' recurs around...
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Poetry and Other Prose

Matthijs Engelberts, Marius Buning, Sjef Houppermanns, Sjef Houppermans - Social Science - 2000 - 222 pages
...Johnson's Sermon XII had taken as its text Ecclesiastes I: l4: "I have seen all works that are done under the sun; and behold, all is vanity and vexation of spirit." It again takes the theme that enduring happiness is impossible, and Johnson further explores this theme....
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Ecclesiastes

Bibles - 1999 - 64 pages
...God given to the sons of man 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 that which is wanting cannot be numbered. 16...
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Chapters into Verse: A Selection of Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible ...

Robert Atwan, Laurance Wieder - Poetry - 2000 - 512 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. Ecclesiastes -v> DEREK MAHON God, you could grow to love it, God-fearing, Godchosen purist little puritan...
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Bayle: Political Writings

Bayle - History - 2000 - 367 pages
...can hold me more firmly to the following great maxim: v=ww / have seen all the works that are done under the sun AND BEHOLD ALL is VANITY AND VEXATION OF SPIRIT"™ . . . I would have ended with this fine moral precept when I realised that I had omitted to say that...
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