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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 General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 31

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," Eecles. iv. 2. In this sermon, after exhausting his powers of oratory in celebrating his saint of a...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 95

1864
...made a very black sermon," taking for his text Ecclesiastes iv. 2, Laudavi mortttos, <fec., "I have praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive." If there was any difficulty in the application, the preacher took care that his hearers should understand...
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Discourses on Some of the Most Important Doctrines and Duties of Christianity

Peter Smith - 1818 - 484 pages
...done under the sun, and beheld the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter ; then I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive." Our virtuous friends, whom death has translated to a better world, are now free from the endless train...
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A Series of Lecture Sermons: Delivered at the Second Universalist Meeting ...

Hosea Ballou - 1818 - 415 pages
...comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet to die." The three following ideas are evidently suggested by the passage recited : I. In relation...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

1819 - 920 pages
...comforter. 2 Wherefore I praised the dead wbicti arc already dead more than the which are yet alive. 3 men's house, to know how Esther did, and what should become of her.. 12 T No me evil work that is done under the sun. 4 IT Again, 1 considered all travail, M? every right work,...
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An Attempt to Illustrate the Book of Ecclesiastes

George Holden - 1822 - 180 pages
...comforter. Wherefore, if this world and human pursuits are to be regarded as the things of highest value, I praised the dead which are already dead more than the living which are yet alive, inasmuch as it would be better to die than to endure the persecutions which are inflicted by tyranny...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824
...hand, and with the other is making some vain c Moris to push htm off. No. XIV.— THE ABBESS. Wherefore I praised the dead, which are already dead, more than the living, which are yet alive. ECCLE8. iv. 2. DEATH ludicrously hooded with several flowing plumes, and robed in a kind of gown, carries...
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824
...the fairest fruit, at his success They pine, his worth depreciate, blast his name.! b [2] Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive, c [3] Yea, better is he than both they, which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the e. vil work...
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The Works of Thomas Secker, LL.D.: Late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Volume 2

Thomas Secker - 1825
...side of their oppressors was power ; but they had no comforter. Wherefore I praised the dead, that are already dead, more than the living, which are...better is he, than both they, which hath not yet been ; and hath not seen tlte evil work, that is done under the sun *. But though a merciful Providence...
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The cottage Bible and family expositor; the authorized tr., with ..., Volume 2

Thomas Williams (Calvinist preacher) - 1825
...already dead more than the livilig which are yet alive. 3 Yea, hetter is he than both they, wlu'ch ams 4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour....
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