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" For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, or is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the gray hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age. "
Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ... - Page 121
by Elizabeth Frank - 1814 - 368 pages
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The evidences of the Christian religion

Joseph Addison - Apologetics - 1733 - 330 pages
...young * man contented with the profpe& of * Death. For honourable age is not that which ' ftandtth in length of time^ or is measured * by number of years. But wifdont is the * grey hair to men, and an unfpotted life is * eld age. He was taken away fpccdily,...
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A View of Nature: In Letters to a Traveller Among the Alps, Volume 6

Sir Richard Joseph Sulivan, Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan (bart.) - Natural theology - 1794
...depend wholly upon the fund already acquired ? " Honourable age," says a man of no mean abilities,* " is not that which standeth in length of time, or is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age." We conclude falsely, when we say, successful vice...
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The Guardian, Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...chapter of the same book, to make any young man contented with the prospect of death. " For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time,...is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age." He was taken away speedily, lest that "wickedness...
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Memoirs of the Life of Gilbert Wakefield, Volume 2

Gilbert Wakefield - 1804
...been beautifully expressed, " Honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years: but wisdom is the gray hair unto man, and an unspotted life is old age." CHAP. XVI. Respect paid to Mr. Wakefield's Memory— Letter...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...yet shall he be in rest. For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life ia old age. He pleased God, and was beloved of him: so that living...
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The British Essayists;: Guardian

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...chapter of the same book, to make any young man contented with the prospect of death. " For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time,...is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age." He was taken away speedily, lest that " wickedness...
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A manual of essays, selected from various authors

Manual - 1809
...chapter of the same book to make any young man contented with the prospect of death. " For honourable age is not that which " standeth in length of time,...-measured by " number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair " to men, and an unspotted life is old age. He " was taken away speedily, lest wickedness...
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The school of action; a comedy

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1809 - 696 pages
...chapter of the same book, to make any young man contented with the prospect of death. " For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time,...is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age. He was taken away speedily, lest wickedness should...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - Songs, English - 1811 - 472 pages
...Song under consideration : " Honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time, nor that is measured by number of years ; but Wisdom is the gray hair unto men, and an unspotted life is old age." (ch. iv. v. 9.) The second verse of this song begins -with...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...chapter of the same book, to make any young man contented with the prospect of death. " For honourable age is not that which standeth in length of time,...is measured by number of years. But wisdom is the grey hair to men, and an unspotted life is old age. He was taken away speedily, lest wickedness should...
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