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" I returned, and saw under the sun; that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. "
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Devotions in the ancient way of offices,: with psalms, hymns and prayers for ...

John Austin - 1706
...nor the Battle to the Strong, neither yet Bread to the Wife, nor Riches to Men of Underftanding, nor Favour to Men of Skill, but Time and Chance happeneth to them all. And fure 'tis fit it mould be foj for what can infinite Power and Goodnefs do, but that which is beft?...
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Philosophical Arrangements

James Harris - Metaphysics - 1775 - 485 pages
...confeflion of all fucceeding ages (oj. T/ie Race is not to the Swift, nor the Battle id the Strong, nor yet Favour to men of Skill; but TIME and CHANCE happeneth tothent all (p). _ ' THE fame concurring Caufes, which afted in thefe cafes like adverfaries, canbecome...
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Sermons, on a number of connected subjects: in which an attempt is made to ...

John Smalley - Religion - 1803 - 436 pages
...battle to the strong ; neither yet bread to the wise, nor riches to men of understanding, nor favor to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." No man is certain that he shall have a crop, however carefully he cultivates and sows his ground. "...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. There was a little city, and few men within it: and there came a great king against it, and besieged...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...fl battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor ff yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to " men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them " all. For man also knoweth not his time , as the fishes (f that are taken in an evil net," &c. t. Bullet...
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The General Assembly's Missionary Magazine: Or Evangelical ..., Volume 2

Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. General Assembly, William Powell Farrand - Presbyterian Church - 1806
...nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." " I have planted," says Paul, " Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. So then neither is he that...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Some consider this verse as the observation of another vanity under the sun, viz. That events and successes...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 12

William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...to the strong ; neither yet bread to the " wise ; nor yet riches to the men of understanding " nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and " chance happeneth to them all. Eccles. ix. 11. Could " a wise man, under an extraordinary providence " himself, talk in this manner,...
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