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" Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and th-ere was no profit under the sun, What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh... "
The Varieties of Religious Experience: A Study in Human Nature - Page 136
by William James - 1902 - 526 pages
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...: With a Life of the Author, Written by ...

Laurence Sterne - 1803
...extort the fame forrowful confeffion from him, which it did from Solomon in the like cafe, — Lo ! I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do • and behold all was vanity ... cl vexation of fpirit and...
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The works of Laurence Sterne, with a life of the author, written by himself

Laurence Sterne - Literary Criticism - 1803
...extort the fame forrowful ccni feffion from him, -which it did from Solomon in the like cafe, — Lo ! I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do and behold all was vanity au4 A 6 vexation of fpirit and there...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...words to the old tune, " Vanity of " vanities, saith the preacher, vanity of vanities, all is " vanity. What profit hath a man of all his labour which " he taketh under the sun ?" — to which may be answered in the words of the same preacher : " Whatsoever thy " hand findeth...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...to do : and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and th-ere was no profit under the sun, What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun? One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh : but the earth abideth for ever. The sun...
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A short and plain exposition of the Old Testament, with devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...vainer than vanity itself ; utterly insufficient 3 to procure solid satisfaction and durable happiness. What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun ? he can Jind very little true satisfaction in all his pains about earthly things ; and none at all...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: The sermons of Mr. Yorick

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1805
...will extort the same sorrowful confession from him, which it did from Solomon in the like case— Lo ! I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labor that I had labored to do — and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit — and...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...all my portion, the pleasure ceased vath the novelty, and\ 1 / quickly wanted some fresh object. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and. behold, all [was] vanity and vexation of spirit, and...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...ii. 4. I made me great works, I builded me houses, I planted me vineyards, See. to ver. 10. Ver. 11. I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought., and on the labour that I had laboured to do, and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour : and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation pf spirit, aud there...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...worth thereof. I. 2 Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities ; all is vanity. I. 3 What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun ? So far is all the labour of man, which he takes here on earth, unable to make him truly happy, as...
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