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" She then thought .of that expression — it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun — which words then seemed to her to be very applicable to Jesus Christ. "
Historical Collections of Ohio: Containing a Collection of the Most ... - Page 42
1849 - 599 pages
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The Song of Songs, which is by Solomon: A New Translation: with a Commentary ...

Thomas Williams - Bible - 1801 - 346 pages
...as an honey-comb, sweet ' to the soul, and health to the bones.' — His countenance is pleasant : * it is a pleasant thing ' for the eyes to behold the sun-;' much more is it to behold the sun of righteousness. * In ' the light of the king's countenance is life1,'...
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Sermons, on a number of connected subjects: in which an attempt is made to ...

John Smalley - Religion - 1803 - 436 pages
...seen with onr bodily eyes : and darkness, in the literal sense, is the •want of this light. But, as light is sweet, and it is a pleasant thing, for the eyes to behold the sun ; and as darkness is uncomfortable, and many ways disadvantageous to us ; so, these terms are frequently...
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The works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1808
...and his sufficiency to satisfy for the sins of the whole world. She then thought of that expression. ..it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun... .which words then seemed to her to be very applicable to Jesus Christ. By these things her mind was...
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Two Volumes of Sermons, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - 1809
...i":'.•...ii" : The author of the book of Ecclesiastes fia^ told us, that the light is sweet, that it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun; tne sense of sight is, indeed ?i th^ highest bodily privilege, the purest phy^iqai; pleasure, which...
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Sermons, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - Sermons - 1809
...so amply deserves. The author of the book of Ecclesiastes has told us, that the light is sweet, that it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun ; the sense of sight is, indeed, the highest bodily privilege, the purest physical pleasure, which...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1811 - 580 pages
...Beautiful; but such, certainly, has not been the judgment of mankind in any age of the world. " Truly the light is sweet, and it is a " pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun." The criticisms which I have hazarded on the speculalions of these writers do not affect the certainty,...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1816 - 615 pages
...Beautiful ; but such, certainly, has not been the judgment of mankind in any age of the world. " Truly the light " is sweet, and it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to " behold the sun." The criticisms which I have hazarded on the speculations of these writers do not affect the certainty,...
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The Christian's consolation; or, The preciousness of Christ to all who believe

John Thornton - 1823
...Light is precious to men, who have been many years immured in dungeon-glooms. " Truly," says Solomon, "the light is sweet, and it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun." And can We forget, that saints are, by the power of the Spirit, brought out of darkness into marvellous...
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 7

Robert South - Sermons, English - 1823
...which the whole comfort of our life principally depends. For, says the wise man in Ecclesiast. xi. 7, the light is sweet, and it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun. And we know that it is much a greater pleasure for a man to see his friend, than only to hear from...
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The Hopkinsian Magazine, Volume 4

Otis Thompson - Congregational churches - 1832
...seen with our bodily eyes; and darkness, in the literal sense, is the absence of this light. But, as " light is sweet, and it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun," and as darkness is uncomfortable and many ways disadvantageous to us; so these terms are frequently...
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