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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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Spreading the Gospel in Colonial Virginia: Sermons and Devotional Writings

Edward L. Bond - History - 2004 - 571 pages
...desponding Heart, have frequently, in doleful Soliloquy, given Vent to the Anguish of his Soul, in the midst of Life we are in Death, of whom may we seek for Succour!245 Indeed, thro' this Gloom [3] with which Nature, while under no other Direction but her...
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Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 7, The Social Background, Part 2 ...

Joseph Needham - Business & Economics - 2004 - 336 pages
...three. Service: Man that is born of a woman hath bnt a short time to live. ... He cometh up, and is cnt down, like a flower - he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never conunueth in one stay. This was wriuen by Kenneth Rubinson, shordy after Needham's fnneral. The soliloquy...
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Degrees Kelvin: A Tale of Genius, Invention, and Tragedy

David Lindley - Science - 2004 - 382 pages
...intoned the old words of the burial service, singularly inappropriate in this case: "Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery." *** In writing about scientists of previous centuries and the mysteries they spent their lives trying...
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A Presumption of Death: A New Lord Peter Wimsey/Harriet Vane Mystery

Jill Paton Walsh - Fiction - 2007 - 384 pages
...is heartless, Peter!' 280 1 must be rather oddly wired up. But when those great words roll over us - man that is born of a woman hath but a short time; all flesh is as grass; the places where he was known shall see him no more - I always want to rush...
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On Garbage

John Scanlan - Nature - 2005 - 207 pages
...garbage serve as a stark reminder iS of what we really are. i Garbage Metaphorics Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of...it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. The Book of Common Prayer, first anthem, 'Burial of the Dead' WHOLES AND PARTS 'Garbage' is everywhere....
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River Music: A Fly Fisher's Four Seasons

James R. Babb - Sports & Recreation - 2005 - 216 pages
...plod of Purcell's march and then right through the whole suite, the three choral pieces beginning with "Man That Is Born of a Woman" hath but a short time to live, and ending with "Thou Knowest, Lord," the secrets of our hearts. Appropriate choices, those. Like most...
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Common Worship Pastoral Services

Church of England - Worship programs - 2005 - 480 pages
...ready to be laid into the earth, the minister shall say, or the minister and the clerks shall sing Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live. He cometh up, and is cut down, like a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in...
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Asian Migrations: Sojourning, Displacement, Homecoming and Other Travels

Beatriz P. Lorente, Nicola Piper, Shen Hsiu-Hua - History - 2005 - 228 pages
...Maugham's stories serve as a warning to his readers to beware the wrath of woman. "Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery" (Maugham, 1966: 68). For Maugham woman is a curse. Prichard's representations of white colonial women...
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Religion, Family, and Community in Victorian Canada: The Colbys of Carrollcroft

Marguerite Van Die - History - 2005 - 278 pages
...brought nothing into this world, and it is certain we can carry nothing out" . . . "Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery." Comfort was offered in the liturgy, not by reflecting on the good life of the deceased but in the hope...
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How Lonely the Dead

David Armstrong - 2005 - 188 pages
...funeral attendants placed the coffin over the supports that lay athwart the black hole. The ritual began. "...hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. . .cometh up, and is cut down like a flower. . ." But he wasn't listening. He heard nothing and saw...
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