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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 Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volume 7

English poetry - 1812
...Short is his passage to the tomb ! * Man that is bom of a woman halli but a short time to lire, and '' full of misery ; he cometh up and is cut down like a Hotvcr, &c. Burial Service. t The dew lay all night upon my branch. B. of Job. All flesh is as grass,...
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 7

English poetry - 1812
...bloom, Short is his passage to the tomb ! * Man that is born of a woman hath bat a short time to iirc, and is full of misery ; he cometh up and is cut down Jike a flower, &c. Burial Service. t The dew lay all night upon my branch. B. of Job. All flesh is...
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The Doctrines and Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1813 - 210 pages
...Grave, when the Corpse is laid in the earth) the Minister tfiall iay, Sec. 4. Burial of the Dead. 137 Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He comcth up, ami is cut down like a flower : he fleeth as it were a shadow, aud never continue th in...
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The Book of Common Prayer: And Administration of the Sacraments, and Other ...

Church of England - 1815 - 766 pages
...it made ready to be lout into the sarth, the Priat shall my, or the Priest ami Clerks shall sing : MAN that, is born of a woman hath but a short time...a flower; he fleeth as it were a shadow, and never continued! in one stay. In the midst of life we arc in death : of whom may we seek for succour, but...
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Private law among the Romans: from the Pandects

John George Phillimore - Law - 1815 - 423 pages
...concluded that the serious is the true criterion of human genius, and exhibits our true nature. "/ Man that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery." There is only one comic writer, who walks at the side of Sophocles and Corneille — it is M oliere...
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The Complete Monumental Register:: Containing All the Epitaphs, Inscriptions ...

M. Derozario - Epitaphs - 1815 - 230 pages
...the Body of HENRY WAKEMAN, ESQi who departed this life on the 29th Sept. 1808. Aged 19 years " Man cometh up and is cut down like a flower, He fleeth as it were a shadow, And never continue!)) in one stay." This Monument is erected hy an afflicted Parent, Lamenting the premature...
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Reflections on Death

William Dodd - Death - 1815 - 205 pages
...one, and meet the other with more courage and constancy. For what is man, and what is his life ? — Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, — short indeed, suppose it to extend to the utmost length of human existence, even to fourscore years....
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The Book of Common Prayer, and Administration of the Sacraments and Other ...

Church of England, Sir John Bayley - 1816 - 673 pages
...ready to be laid into tkt earth, the Priest shall say, or the Prust and Clerks ¡ball sing : JVlAN that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh up, and i» cut down like a flower ; he fleeth к it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. In the...
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Recollections of Italy, England and America: With Essays on Various Subjects ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1816 - 364 pages
...be concluded that the serious is the true criterion of human genius, and exhibits our true nature. " Man that is born of a woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery." There is only one comic writer, who walks at the side of Sophocles aiid Corneille—it is Moliere;...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 41

England - 1837
...burial-service, an awful silence prevailing among the spectators. " Man that is born of a woman hath bnt a short time to live, and is full of misery. He cometh...death : of whom may we seek for succour but of thee, oh, Lord! who for our sins art justly displeased ! Yet, O Lord God most holy ! O Lord, most mighty...
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