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" And I gave my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. "
Beulah - Page 300
by Augusta Jane Evans - 1859 - 510 pages
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 7; Volume 12

English literature - 1833
...know wisdom, and to know madness and folly. I perceived also that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.'' (Eccl. c|s. 1 .) It would be difficult to conceive a fitter mood for a philosopher to be tempted in...
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Selections from the Old Testament[...]

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 304 pages
...to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly: I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. 18 For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. LESSON LXXXI1I. I SAID in mine heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth, therefore enjoy pleasure:...
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The Works of Francis Bragge, B.D. Vicar of Hitchin in Hertfordshire, and ...

Francis Bragge - Theology - 1833
...of the wise king Solomon, who spoke from his own great experience, is the real truth of the matter ; In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow 1. But now, religious wisdom and knowledge, or that wisdom and understanding which will improve our...
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Select Journal of Foreign Periodical Literature, Volume 1; Volume 3

Andrews Norton, Charles Folsom - 1834
...speculations as to the author's original object or plan. I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. For in much wisdom is much grief ; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." (Eccl. cA. 1.) It would be difficult to conceive a fitter mood for a philosopher to be tempted in ;...
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The Atlantic Club-book: Being Sketches in Prose and Verse, Volume 1

American literature - 1834
...mind should make him a villain, who, ignorant, had been innocent ! The wise man said truly, that " in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." It was the serpent's subtle reasoning, and poor Eve's simple thinking, that accomplished the first...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 2

Matthew Prior - England - 1835
...heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end. Verse 11. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. Chapter i. verse 18. And further by these, my Son, be admonished ; of making many books there is no...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 6

Christian biography - 1836
...heart had great experience of wisdom and knowledge. I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit: for in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Of making many books there is no end ; and much study is a weariness of the flesh." Will knowledge...
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Sermons of the Rev. James Saurin: Late Pastor of the French Church ..., Volume 2

Jacques Saurin - Reformed Church - 1836
...wise?" ver. 15. And again, " the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing; for in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow," chap. i. 8. 18. So again, in another place, after Inhad proposed some rules for the government of lite,...
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The Western Messenger, Volume 1

James Freeman Clarke, William Henry Channing, James Handasyd Perkins - Unitarianism - 1836
...lifting us up to a faith in things unseen and above the senses, in prudence we should refuse the offer. "In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." I do not know where this truth is illustrated in more glowing colors, than in an ideal vision from...
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The Works of Joseph Hall: Paraphrases of hard texts

Joseph Hall - Bishops - 1837
...the fashions and courses of men ; and I found this to be no better than vexation of spirit. I. 18. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. For whosoever gets much wisdom, shall be sure to have much sorrow to boot ; since, the more he knows,...
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