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" Say not thou. What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this. "
The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ... - Page 386
by Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
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Men and Events of Forty Years: Autobiographical Reminiscences of an Active ...

Josiah Bushnell Grinnell - Iowa - 1801 - 426 pages
...all my later life, to water in large quantities. I indulge only iu an optimistic view, and say not that "the former days were better than these, for thou dost not speak wisely." Dare I give you a farmer boy's recollection it would be of bare feet and nursing stone...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

...these circumstances give a special interest to the sermon before us. The text is Eccles. vii. 10, " ed others, [but] cannot save himself. If he is the Christ, the chosen of God, the king of Israe enquire wisely concerning this." The caution of the text is, we believe, rarely needed for young men....
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. From the same. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...friend, and act as passion directs. Another 10 way to happiness is to correct a complaining temper. Say not thou, What is [the cause] that the former...? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this ; we do not know that they were better ; there have been good and tad in all ages. We read much of...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...spirit. 9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry : for anger restetli m the bosom of fools. 10 Say wot thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. 1 1 f Wisdom is good with an inheritance : and by it there is profit...
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The works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D ...

Joseph Hall, Josiah Pratt - 1808
...censure ? why do you slander the time ? Solomon was a wise man, and he says, Say not thou, What is ike cause that the former days were better than these...if your tongue were not uncharitable." The Apostle fette none of these currish oblatrations ; but, contemning all impotent mLsucceptions, calls them what...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...In the worst of times, God has assured us, that there shall be always a seed 'who shall serve him *. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? For thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. Be not righteous overmuch ; neither make thyself otherwise^. Former...
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Sermons to young women

James Fordyce - Religion - 1809 - 312 pages
...accordingly ? It often has, no doubt. And so far certainly they have forgotten the caution of Solomon ; " Say not thou, What is the cause that " the former...For " thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this." A mistake we would willingly avoid. Such complaints, when indulged indiscriminately, are either the...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...spirit. 9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry : for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. 10 bay not thou, What is the cause that the former days were...for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this. 11 If Wisdom is good with an inheritance : and by it there is profit to them that see the sun. 12 For...
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The baptist Magazine

1852
...progress that has ever yet been seen. To all croakers it says impressively in the language of Solomon, "Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this." In no earlier age of the world, call it Augustan, or golden, or what...
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