The Book of Koheleth: Commonly Called Ecclesiastes, Considered in Relation to Modern Criticism, and to the Doctrines of Modern Pessimism, with a Critical and Grammatical Commentary and a Revised Translation ...

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1883 - Bible - 516 pages
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Page 22 - Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will be overthrown ; but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them ; lest haply ye be
Page 241 - put thee out, I will cover the heaven and make the stars thereof dark, I will cover the sun with a cloud and the moon shall not give her light. All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord
Page 273 - Ah sad and strange, as in dark summer dawns The earliest pipe of half-awakened birds To dying ears, when unto dying eyes The casement slowly grows a glimmering square ; So sad, so strange the days that are no more."— The Princess.
Page 214 - A noble army, men and boys, The matron and the maid, Around the Saviour's throne rejoice, In robes of light arrayed ; They climbed the steep ascent of heaven, Through peril, toil, and pain ; O God ! to us may grace be given,
Page 233 - a land of darkness and of the shadow of death, a land of darkness, as darkness itself, and of the shadow of death, without any order, and where the light is as darkness
Page 241 - For the stars of heaven and the constellations thereof shall not give their light. The sun shall be darkened in his going forth, and the moon shall not cause her light to shine.
Page 242 - Before their face the people shall be much pained ; all faces shall gather blackness. The earth shall quake before them ; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.
Page 205 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Page 65 - Righteous art thou, O Lord, when I plead with thee; yet let me talk with thee of thy judgments : wherefore doth the way of the wicked prosper ? Wherefore are all they happy that deal very treacherously ?
Page 168 - You gaze TO-DAY while You are You—how then To-MORROW, You, when shall be You no more ? " Waste not your Hour, nor in the vain pursuit Of This and That endeavour and dispute ; Better be jocund with the fruitful grape Than sadden after none, or bitter, Fruit

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