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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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Collections of the New Hampshire Historical Society, Volume 4

Local history - 1834
...elegantly does the Royal Preacher, in his book of repentance, describe the vanity of all human courses. ''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 there...
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The young man's aid to knowledge, virtue, and happiness

Hubbard Winslow - Young men - 1837 - 408 pages
...fruits; I made me pools of water, to water therewith the young trees ; I got me servants," &c. " Then 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 there...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour, and this was my portion of all my labour. 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.' Eccles....
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Tracts

English monthly tract society - 1838
...all, here is intellectual enjoyment. How can he be otherwise than happy ? Read what follows : " 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." Comment...
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The paragraph Bible, arranged in paragraphs and parallelisms

1838
...any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour : and this was ray portion of all my 11 labour. Then from the iilthiness of the heathen of the land, to seek on the labour that I had laboured to do : and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and títere...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 14

1842
...passage suggests to us the evils, by which the pursuit of worldly objects is invariably attended. " 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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Christian Institutes: Or, The Sincere Word of God

Francis Gastrell - 1838 - 300 pages
...thoughts of men are vanity. 4 Our conversation received by tradition from our fathers, in vain. 5 And what profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh, and of the vexation of his heart wherein he hath laboured under the sun ? 6 He laboureth in vain, he...
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The Holy Bible According to the Authorized Version: With Notes ..., Volume 2

George D'Oyly, Richard Mant - Bible - 1839
...g. 2 • Vanity of vanities, saith the t«s.9. &' Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. 3 b her womb ? yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee. 4 One generation passe th away, and another generation cometh : c but the earth abideth for ever. 5...
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The philosophy of a happy futurity

William Merry - 1839
...from them, and 1 withheld not my heart from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour. 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 JVAS VANITY and vexation of spirit, and...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

...which has long since vanished, leaving this as a monument, not of its greatness, but of its decay. " 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. Then I...
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