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 61by John Alonzo Clark - 1836 - 408 pagesFull view
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Edith Wharton - Fiction - 2008 - 366 pages
...men stooped down, lowering the mattress into the grave, he began to speak again. 'Man that is born of woman hath but a short time to live and is full of misery. . . . He cometh up and is cut down ... he fleeth as it were a shadow. . . . Yet. O Lord (iod most holy, O Lord most mighty, O holy and...