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" Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this. "
Notes & Queries - Page 116
by William White - 1894
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...proud in spirit. Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry : for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days...for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun. For wisdom...
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Men and Events of Forty Years: Autobiographical Reminiscences of an Active ...

Josiah Bushnell Grinnell - Iowa - 1801 - 426 pages
...all my later life, to water in large quantities. I indulge only iu an optimistic view, and say not that "the former days were better than these, for thou dost not speak wisely." Dare I give you a farmer boy's recollection it would be of bare feet and nursing stone...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

...that prelate, — all these circumstances give a special interest to the sermon before us. The text is said, — ' He saved others, [but] cannot save himself....God, the king of Israel, let him now come down from t The caution of the text is, we believe, rarely needed for young men. The bright enthusiasm of youth...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation

Sacred hours - History - 1804
...dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. From the same. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days...for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth...
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A Short and Plain Exposition of the Old Testament: With Devotional ..., Volume 5

Job Orton, Robert Gentleman - Bible - 1805
...friend, and act as passion directs. Another 10 way to happiness is to correct a complaining temper. Say not thou, What is [the cause] that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this ; we do not know that they were better ; there have been good and tad...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...spirit. 9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry : for anger restetli m the bosom of fools. 10 Say wot thou, What is the cause that the former days were...for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. 1 1 f Wisdom is good with an inheritance : and by it there is profit to them that see the sun. 12 For...
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Sermons,

Hugh Blair, James Finlayson - Presbyterian Church - 1808
...In the worst of times, God has assured us, that there shall be always a seed 'who shall serve him *. Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days...For thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. Be not righteous overmuch ; neither make thyself otherwise^. Former follies pass away, and are -forgotten....
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
..." What means this hard censure ? why do you slander the time ? Solomon was a wise man, and he says, Say not thou, What is the cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this: this is but a needless rigour: this is but an envious calumny: the...
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The works of ... Joseph Hall, with some account of his life and sufferings ...

Joseph Hall (bp. of Norwich.) - 1808
...to be angry : for anger resteth in the bosom of fools. VII. 10 Say not thou, What is the cause why the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not enquire wisely concerning this. Be not thou discontentedly querulous at the present condition ; as, to complain how bad these times...
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The works of the Right Reverend Father in God, Joseph Hall, D.D ...

Joseph Hall, Josiah Pratt - 1808
...censure ? why do you slander the time ? Solomon was a wise man, and he says, Say not thou, What is ike cause that the former days were better than these ? for thou dost not inquire wisely concerning this: this is but a needless rigour: this is but an envious calumny : the...
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