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" 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 man has derived from his Creator : — to see that wandering lire, after... "
American Annals of Education and Instruction - Page 188
1834
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Sermons, on a Number of Connected Subjects: In which an Attempt is Made to ...

John Smalley - Congregational churches - 1803 - 436 pages
...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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Sermons, Volume 1

Sydney Smith - Sermons - 1809
...that compassion which their magnitude so amply deserves. The author of the book of Ecclesiastes has told us, that the light is sweet, that it is a pleasant...has derived from his Creator: To see that wandering fire, after he has finished his journey through the nations, coming back to us in the eastern Heavens;...
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Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions, Volume 7

Robert South - Sermons, English - 1823
...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 Christian's consolation; or, The preciousness of Christ to all who believe

John Thornton - 1823
...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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The Hopkinsian Magazine, Volume 4

Otis Thompson - Congregational churches - 1832
...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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A Christian Directory, Or, A Body of Practical Divinity and Cases of ...

Richard Baxter - Christian life - 1825
...is rare that such men's preaching is distasted by carnal hearers, or their persons hated for it. " It is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun e ;" but not to be scorched by its heat. Christ himself at a distance, as promised, was greatly desired...
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The domestic guide to the footstool of mercy: a course of morning and ...

Charles Williams - 1828
...mourn may be exalted to safety. Agaiq the morning has dawned upon us. Truly the light is good, and it is a pleasant thing for the eyes to behold the sun. But how much more joyous is it to admit the light of divine truth into the mind, and to reflect its...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Philosophical essays

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...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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A Narrative of the Revival of Religion in New England: With Thoughts on that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Christian life - 1829 - 506 pages
...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 F3 these things, her mind...
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A narrative of the revival of religion in New England: with Thoughts on that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Christian life - 1829 - 506 pages
...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 F3 these things, her mind...
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