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" to the fwift, nor the battle to the flrong; nor " bread to the wife, nor favour to men of ikill; " but it is the hand of God, that has wroughtall " thefe things. That though the horfe be pre" pared againft the day of battle, fafety is from  "
The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, a Brief Account of the Certain and ... - Page 370
by James Burgh - 1767
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A Literary journal [ed. by J.P. Droz].

J P Droz - 1746
...intricate Mazes, which Reafbn hath no Clue to lead out of. In thofe Inftances therefore, where fccmingly the Race is not to the fwift,, nor the Battle to the rtrong, we are not to fuppofe, " That natural Order is inverted, or " general Laws fufpended," we fhould...
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The works of the most reverend Dr. John Tillotson ...

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1748
...likely fball mifcarry. Whenever he pleafeth to interpofe to crofs the counfels and defigns of men, the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the Jirong ; neither yet bread to the wife, nor riches to men of underftanding, nor favour to men of shill...
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Discourses Concerning the Being and Natural Perfections of God: In which ...

John Abernethy - God - 1757
...given us, and by our obfervatibns on the ordinary courfe of things. No man can be fure of fuccefs, the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the Jlrong, the beft concerted projects are liable to a multitude of accidents which do not fall within...
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The Works of the Most Reverend John Tillotson, Lord Archbishop of ..., Volume 7

John Tillotson - Sermons, English - 1757
...the means which the men of the world ufe to accomplim their defigns, may fail and mifcarry ; for " the race is not to the fwift* * nor the battle to the ftrong, nor yet bread to the " wife, nor riches to men of underftanding, nor " favour to men of fkill...
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The sermons of Mr. Yorick

Laurence Sterne - Sermons, English - 1760 - 238 pages
...fometimes fo contrary to all our reafonings, and the feeming probabilities of fuccefs, that even, the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the ftforig, nay, what is ftranger ftill, nor yet bread to the wife, who mould laft ftand in want...
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Sermons on Important Subjects: With a Treatise on the Imputation of Sin and ...

Titus Knight - Sermons - 1766 - 450 pages
...feals, teach true wifdom, and put a finner into the poffeffion of thefe tranfcendant blefllngs. As the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the ftrong, fo the bleffings we are enquiring after are not to the worldly wife ; for thus it is written,...
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, A Brief Account of the Certain ..., Volume 2

James Burgh - Conduct of life - 1767
...no (penal) evil in the " -world, which he has not fent. That he kills, " and makes alive; that he1 wounds, and heals ; " brings down to the grave, and...flrong ; nor " bread to the wife, nor favour to men of flcill ; " but it is the hand of God, that has wroughtall " thefe things. That though the horfe be...
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Sermons by the Late Rev. Mr. Sterne, Volume 3

Laurence Sterne - 1769
...than thofe whom they are to encounter. And yet afterwards, Cc in the ninth chapter, he obferves, that the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the ftrong; neither yet bread to the wife, nor yet riches to men of underftanding, nor favour...
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The whole works of the Reverend Mr. John Flavel ...

John Flavel - Religion - 1770
...experience, but confirmed by the vifcrt of men ; Ecckf. ix. I u * I returned, and fatv under the fan, that the race is not to the "' fwift, nor the battle to the ftrong ; neither yet bread to the "'* wiiti nor yet riches to fflen of underftanding, nor yet favour...
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The Works of the Reverend George Whitefield, M.A...: Containing All His ...

George Whitefield - Sermons, English - 1771
...Carolina, but wanting water they put into Georgia, and fo would take that Colony in their way. But " the race is not to the fwift, nor the battle to the ftrong." Providence ruleth all things. They were Wonderfully repelled and fent away, before our fhips...
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