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" MAN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up and is cut down like a flower ; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. "
Gathered Fragments - Page 61
by John Alonzo Clark - 1836 - 408 pages
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The Book of common prayer reformed. Together with the Book of psalms: and a ...

John Disney - 1802
...attend the body are come to the grave, and the corpse is laid into the earthy the minister shall say ; MAN that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of trouble : he cometh up, and is cut down like i2 a flower ; a flower; he fleeth like a shadow, and continueth...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1806
...and disquieteth himself in vain, he heapeth up riches and cannot tell who shall gather them." — " Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time...down like a flower. He fleeth as it were a shadow." — " In the midst of life we are in death." The attachment which subsisted between Lord Hugh Seymour...
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Judgment and Mercy for Afflicted Souls: Or, Meditations, Soliloquies, and ...

Francis Quarles - Consolation - 1807 - 332 pages
...labour; if in my business, troubled with vexation ; if in my devotion, troubled \vith distraction. Man that is born of a woman, hath but a short time, and is full of trouble. Where shall I turn me to avoid this toil ? what steps shall I tread to escape...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other ...

Episcopal Church - 1808 - 590 pages
...to the grave, while the Corfise is made ready to be laid into the earth, shall be sung or said, AN, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and is Yet,O Lord God most holy, O Lord most mighty, () holy and most merciful Saviour, deliver us not into...
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London; Being an Accurate History and Description of the British ..., Volume 6

David Hughson - London (England) - 1809
...voice was heard through the remaining part of the painful ceremony, but the clergyman's and clerk's — "Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time...misery; he cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; ha flecth, as it were, a shadow, and never continneth in one stay." The last rites were paid, and their...
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments, and Other ...

Church of England - 1809 - 644 pages
...Clerks Jhallftngy MAN that is born of a woman, hath but a (hort time to live, and is full of mifcry. He cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as it were a fliadow, and never continueth in one flay. In the midfr. of life we are in death: of whom may we feck...
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London, by David Hughson, Volume 6

Edward Pugh - 1809
...heard through the remaining part of the painful ceremony, but the clergyman's and clerk's-*-" Matt that is born of a woman hath but a short time to lire, and is full of misery; he cometh up, and is cnt down like a Bower; he fieeth, as it were, a shadow,...
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The Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ...

William Jones - Anglican Communion - 1810
...ground. Pope's Homer, b. 6. 1. 181. How sublime and affecting is that reflection in the book of Job — " Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery; he cometh up like a flower, and is cut down*:" In the. same figurative language doth the Psalmist speak of the flourishing...
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Considerations on the life and death of Abel; on the life and translation of ...

George Horne (bp. of Norwich.) - 1812 - 104 pages
...us what was afterwards expressed in terms at large, by another of the afflicted servants of God — Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, andis full of misery : lie. cometh up, "and is cut down like a flower; he fleethas it were a shadow,...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 7

English poetry - 1812
...Short is his passage to the tomb ! • Man that is bom of a woman bath but a short time to live, and a full of misery ; he cometh up and is cut down like a flower, &c. Burial Service. t The dew lay all night upon my branch. B. of Job. All flesh is as grass, and all...
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