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" There is no inquisition in the grave," says the wise man, "whether we lived ten or a hundred years; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. "
The correspondence of Samuel Richardson ...: selected from the original ... - Page 192
by Samuel Richardson - 1804
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Clarissa, or, The history of a young lady, by the editor of Pamela. Richardson

Samuel Richardson, Clarissa (fict. name.) - 1768
...in the bloom of youth. ' There *• is no tnquiGtion in the grave,' fays the wife Man, *- whether we lived ten or an hundred years ; and the ,'• day of death, is. better than the day of our birth.' Once more, dear Sirs, accept my grateful thanks for all- your goodnefs- to me,, from my early childhood,,...
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Posthumous letters [ed. by E. Sanderson].

William Huntington - 1815
..." It is better," says the wise man, " to go to the house of mourning than to the house of feasting, and the day of death is better than the day of our birth:" the former was to sin and trouble, the latter frees us from both. " Precious in the sight of the Lord...
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Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady, Volume 8

Samuel Richardson, Clarissa (fict. name.) - 1820
...off in the bloom of youth. ' There is no inquisition in the grave,' says the wise man, ' whether we lived ten or an hundred years; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth.' Once more, dear sirs, accept my grateful thanks for all your goodness to me, from my early childhood,...
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Writings of Edward the Sixth, William Hugh, Queen Catherine Parr, Anne Askew ...

Edward VI (King of England) - Theology - 1831 - 506 pages
...a man, died at the last. For, as the preacher saith, there is a time to be born and a time to die ; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. Yours, as the Lord knoweth, as a friend. JANE DUDDELEY." On the llth of February she was, for the most...
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Newly Opened Treasury of Heavenly Incense; Or, Christian's Companion ...

Johann Zollikoffer - Prayer-books - 1837 - 612 pages
...INSTRUCTIONS. 3. Against the fear of death. If yon are agitated with the fear of death; remember: 1. That the day of death is better than the day of our birth ; especially as this life is a valley of affliction and tears ; a life of labour and sorrow, which...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1847
...the short homily concluded, " As the preacher sayeth, there is a time to be born, and a time to die ; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. Your's, as the Lord knoweth, as a friend, JANE DUDLEY." About the same time, while her hand-maidens...
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The journey of life

Catherine Sinclair - 1847
...loiter over their work of preparation, have at last experienced, in the language of Solomon, that " the day of death is better than the day of our birth," and that whatever events best prepared them to think so, however agonising at the time, were entitled...
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The Life of Lady Jane Grey

David W. Bartlett - Great Britain - 1853 - 298 pages
...of a man, died at the last. For as the preacher saith, there is a time to be born and a time to die, and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. "Yours, as the Lord knoweth, as a friend, "JANE DUDLEY." The following day — t-Jie llth of February...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 25

1878
...man, died at the last ; for, ae the preacher eaith, there is a time to bo born, and a time to die ; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. Yours, as the Lord knoweth, as a friend, JANE DUDLKĎ." * Mr. Folingsby's pictnre was "hung 011 the...
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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 6

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1860 - 12 pages
...man, died at the last : for, as the Preacher saith, there is a time to be born and a time to die ; and the day of death is better than the day of our birth. Yours, as the Lord knoweth, as a friend. Jane Dudley.'* Her husband was also to die, and to die before...
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