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" Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive. Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun. "
MILLEDULCIA: A THOUSAND PLEASANT THINGS - Page 232
1857
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The Works of of the Late Reverend Robert Traill, Volumes 1-2

Robert Traill - 1810
...praise the dead that die in the Lord, Rev. xiv. 13. I allude to the word in Eccl. iv. 2. Wherefore I praised the dead -which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive. Christ will have them where he is, that they may behold his glory ; and when he calls and takes them,...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - 1811 - 404 pages
...denotes the sadness of their condition, as Job calls once and again for pity, Job xix. 21. 2. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive. I esteemed the dead more happy. " The dead which are already dead," is emphatical : our mortality makes...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...first was, when appointed to preach queen Mary's funeral sermon, or oration. His text was, " Wherefore I praised the dead, which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive," Eccles. iv. 2. In this sermon, after exhausting his powers of oratory in celebrating his saint of a...
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Sermons Translated from the Original French of the Late Rev. James Saurin ...

Jacques Saurin, Robert Robinson - 1813
...is some reason to doubt, whether it be the language of Solomon or the fool introduced in the book) I praised the dead which are already dead, more than...better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, Eccles. iv. 2, 3. To consider things as they usually are, whatever misfortunes attend life, mankind...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle

1863
...their virtues shine forth with resplendent lustre. " Wherefore I praised the dead," said Solomon, " which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive." . There is some danger in constructing eulogies on their persons, of giving indiscriminate praise,...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - 1814 - 139 pages
...festivity some melancholy thoughts will intrude themselves to dash our mirth. And Solomon says, " wherefore I praised the dead, which are already dead, more than...not seen the evil work that is done under the sun." This sentiment is amplified in the following lines of Prior's Solomon : " Thrice happy is the man who...
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A Body of Divinity...: With Notes, Original and Selected, Volume 3

Thomas Ridgley - 1815
...admitted into Christ's presence. As;ain, this farther appears from the words of Solomon, in Eccl. iv. 2. I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive. By which we are to understand, that the state of believers, when they die, is much more happy than...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...comforter ; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. 2 Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive. 3 Yea, better u he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Out of the ...

1815 - 960 pages
...2 Wherefore, 1 praifed the dead xvhich are already dead, more than the living wMch are yet a'ive*i Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not feen the evil work that is done under the fun. I fl Again, 1 conlMered all travail, and every right...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1817
...first was, when appointed to preach queen Mary's funeral sermon, or oration. His text was, "Wherefore I praised the dead, which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive," Eccles. iv. 2. In this sermon, after exhausting his powers of oratory in celebrating his saint of a...
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