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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 Works of the Rev. Robert Hall, A.M.

Robert Hall - Baptists - 1833
...man upon earth." The course of man is not indeterminate, but has its limits, and they are narrow : " Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time." If we had not the testimony of Scripture on this point, it would be reasonable to conclude, from our...
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The Works of the Rev. Robert Hall, A.M.

Robert Hall - Baptists - 1833
...man upon earth." The course of man is not indeterminate, but has its limits, and they are narrow : " Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time." If we had not the testimony of Scripture on this point, it would be reasonable to conclude, from our...
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Sketches

Lydia Howard Sigourney - American literature - 1834 - 216 pages
...solitude, on the brink of that waiting grave, it poured forth its consolation. " Man, that is born of woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full...midst of life, we are in death. Of whom may we seek succor but of thee, Oh Lord ! — who for our sins art justly displeased ? Yet, O Lord God most holy...
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Twelve Plain Discourses: Addressed to the Prisoners of the Crown in the ...

Charles Pleydell Neale Wilton - Prisoners - 1834 - 90 pages
...world to come — thatyou will seek after the true wisdom, the salvation of your immortal souls. " Man, that is born of a woman hath but a short time...were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay." The years of man upon earth, at the longest, are but short, so soon passeth away our life, and we are...
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Sketches

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1834 - 216 pages
...solitude, on the brink of that waiting grave, it poured forth its consolation. " Man, that is born of woman, hath but a short time to live, and is full...misery. He cometh up and is cut down like a flower. He flceth as it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. In the midst of life, we are in death....
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The Canadian Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families

M. Randall (Jr.) - Readers - 1834 - 308 pages
...executioner then taking his station within reach of the fatal bolt, the Rev. Ordinary read as follows : " Man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery," &c. " But spare us, Lord most holy ! O God most mighty ! O holy and most merciful Savior ! thou most...
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Hawke: Ride With the Devil

Robert Vaughan - Fiction - 2009 - 272 pages
...your brother, Miss Delaney?" Welch asked. "If you don't mind," Flaire replied. Welch began reading. " 'Man, that is born of a woman, hath but a short time...were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay.'" Bending down, Flaire picked up a handful of dirt and, as Welch continued reading, let it trickle out...
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The Quotable Dog Lover

Patricia M. Sherwood - Reference - 2004 - 272 pages
...died. WILLIAM ROBERT SPENCER (1770-1834) ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD Doc Dog that is born of bitch hath but a short time to live, and is full of misery....cometh up, and is cut down like a flower; he fleeth as if it were a shadow, and never continueth in one stay. EVELYN WAUGH THE LOVED ONE (1948) In Newstead...
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Humorous Tales

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2004 - 296 pages
...Drummummupp, at the top of his voice, and with a thump that came near knocking the pulpit about our ears; "man that is born of a woman hath but a short time to live; he cometh up and is cut down like a flower!" I started to the extremity of the pew, and perceived by...
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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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