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" And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. "
Beulah - Page 300
by Augusta Jane Evans - 1859 - 510 pages
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments and the ..., Volume 7

1611
...heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly : I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief -.and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. I SAID in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure : and, behold,...
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Village sermons

George Burder - 1835
...in general, is grateful to the mind : and yet some kinds of knowledge are painful. Solomon says, " In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." Eccl. i. 18. There must be a great deal of pains to get it, and a great deal of care to keep it: the...
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Sacred hours; or, Extracts for private devotion & meditation, Volume 1

Sacred hours - 1804
...done under heaven : this sore travail hath God given to the sons of man, to be exercised therewith. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Because no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end. Though a man labour...
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Stultifera Navis; ...: The Modern Ship of Fools

William Henry Ireland - Satire, English - 1807 - 295 pages
...Avis, Crowds flock to man my Stultifera Navis. SECTION XXXVIII. OF FOOLISH ASTRONOMERS AND STARGAZERS. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. HERE'S one, that rears his thoughts on high, And makes a ledger of the sky ; That he may read the planet's...
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Stultifera Navis: Qua Omnium Mortalium Narratur Stultitia : The Modern Ship ...

William Henry Ireland - Fools and jesters - 1807 - 295 pages
...Avis, Crowds flock to man my Stultifera Navis. SECTION XXXVIII. OF FOOLISH ASTRONOMERS AND STAR GAZERS. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. HERE'S one, that rears bis thoughts on high, And makes a ledger of the sky ; That he may read the planet's...
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History of European Morals from Augustus to Charlemagne, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Ethics - 1809
...follow a profound research, have filled literature with mournful echoes of the words of the royal sage, 'In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.' The lives of men of genius have been for the most part a conscious and deliberate realisation of the...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...know wisdom, and to know madness and f.'lly : I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. 18 tay. 19 He brought" thy people, that I may discern between good : increasctli sorrow. CHAP. II. 1 The vanity of human courses in the works qf/ilccuure. 12 Though the...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 547 pages
...heart, so that no man can find out the work that Cod inakcth from the beginning to the end." Ver. 11. " For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." Ch. i. ver. 18. " And further, by these, my son, he admonished : of making many books there is no end...
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Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Gay

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...heart, so that no man can find out the work that Cod inaketh from the beginning to the end." Ver. 1 1. " For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, incrcaseth sorrow." Ch. i. ver. 18. " And further, by these, my son, be admonished : of ma.kin; many...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...gifts and graces bestowed upon us, as the apostle does, 1 Cor. xiv. 18; xv. 10 ; 2 Cor. xi. 5, 6. 18. For in much wisdom is much grief ; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. " In much wisdom," or in the abundance of wisdom, as Ps. Ixxii. 7 ; li. 1 ; Prov. xx: 15 ; HON. viii....
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