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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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Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries: Interspersed with ...

William Godwin - 1831 - 471 pages
...and their envy are perished; neither have they any more a reward." Add to this ; " Wherefore I praise the dead which are already dead, more than the living...better is he than both they, which hath not yet been." There can therefore be no just exception taken against our allowing ourselves freely to canvas the...
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Thoughts on Man, His Nature, Productions, and Discoveries: Interspersed with ...

William Godwin - 1831 - 471 pages
...their envy are perished ; neither have they any more a reward." Add to this ; " Wherefore I praise the dead which are already dead, more than the living...better is he than both they, which hath not yet been." There can therefore be no just exception taken against our allowing ourselves freely to canvas the...
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Selections from the Choric Poetry of the Greek Dramatic Writers

1832 - 246 pages
...bliss that are, Not to be born is best by far ; i (') Compare Ecclesiastes iv. 2,3. — "Wherefore I praised the dead, which are already dead, more than...not seen the evil work that is done under the sun." See also the following passage of Milton : " Better end here unborn, — why is life given To be thus...
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Sermons

James Yonge - 1832 - 475 pages
...and the weary are at rest." Hear how the wise Preacher expresses the very same miserable thoughts: "I praised th.e dead, which are already dead, more...yet alive. Yea better is he than both they, which doth not hear, which hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun." And what says the pious...
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The Utter Extinction of Slavery an Object of Scripture Prophecy: A Lecture ...

Joseph Ivimey - 1832 - 74 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 alive!" That is, he considered death to be a privilege, compared with such a life of unpitied oppression, and...
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Selections from the Old Testament: Or, the Religion, Morality and Poetry of ...

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...he which hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun. 2 Wherefore I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive. ^f4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this a man is envied of his neighbour....
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An Essay on the Origin, Character, and Tendency of Creeds and Confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - 1834 - 262 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...which are yet alive. Yea, better is he than both they who hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work that is done under the sun." When one considers...
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The Christian Lady's Magazine, Volume 27

1847
...those things that are coming on the earth, for the powers of heaven shall be shaken." " Wherefore, I praised the dead which are already dead, more than the living which are yet alive " — for they are taken away from the evil to come. The Beloved One hath been visiting His garden...
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Memoirs and select remains of the rev. Thomas Rawson Taylor

W. S. Matthews, Thomas Rawson Taylor - 1836 - 379 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 alive."— ECCIES. iv. 1, 2. THERE was a happy uegro home — a happier could not be, The bright abode of health...
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Sermons on the lessons, the Gospel, or the Epistle, for every Sunday in the ...

Reginald Heber (bp. of Calcutta.) - 1837
...was power ; but they had no comforter" — when he beheld these things — " I praised," saith he, " the dead which are already dead, more than the living...hath not yet been, who hath not seen the evil work, which is done under the sun." ' It is true, that, by Christians, to whose eyes the veil of Providence...
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