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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 Eucharist, Its History, Doctrine, and Practice, with Meditations and ...

William James Early BENNETT - 1837 - 430 pages
...nought."b " If we apply our hearts to know wisdom, we shall perceive that this also is vexation of spirit ; for in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow."0 Thus speak the scriptures ; and when I look around — when I know that this • mind, this...
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The Works of Joseph Hall: Devotional works; Miscellaneous theology

Joseph Hall - Bishops - 1837
...better, if it have not attained the knowledge of thee ? Since, as the Preacher hath most wisely observed, In much wisdom is much grief; and he, that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow ; Eccl. i. 18. Oh, then, set off my heart from affecting that knowledge, whose end is sorrow ; and...
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Jeannette Isabelle: A Novel, Volume 3

George Valentine Cox - English fiction - 1837
...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.'" The old lady took the hand of our heroine and continued. "It gives me pleasure indeed to find that...
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Christian Institutes: Or, The Sincere Word of God

Francis Gastrell - 1838 - 300 pages
...the business that is done upon the earth, we shall perceive that this also is vexation of spirit : For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. ' Neither can a man find out the work that is done under the sun. Because, though a man labour to seek...
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The Evangelical Register: A Magazine for Promoting the Spread of ..., Volume 14

1842
...sore travail," which " God had given to the sons of men to be exercised therewith;'' and he adds — "In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." Mark what he tells us as to pleasure; " Behold,'' he says, " this also is vanity; 1 said of laughter....
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Select Pieces, from the Practical and Devotional Writings of the Eminently ...

Joseph Hall - 1838 - 527 pages
...better, if it have not attained the knowledge of thee ? Since, as the preacher hath most wisely observed, In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow. Eccles. i. 18. Oh then, set off' my heart from affecting that knowledge whose end is sorrow, and fix...
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Sermons on several occasions, and Charges ... To which is prefixed a Memoir ...

William Van Mildert - 1838
...xiii. 45. JRELIGIOUS PRINCIPLE, which stamps its real value. Separated from this, he affirms, that " in much wisdom is much grief; and he that " increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow b." So invariably does he blend Religion with Knowledge, and Irreligion with Ignorance, as to render...
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The Evangelist, Volume 1

John Leifchild, Redford (Rev. Dr.) - Sermons - 1838
...lighter than vanity." There is a vanity in all his attainments and possessions. In knowledge and wisdom —in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. In riches—they cannot satisfy ; he that loveth silver, shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he...
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Meditations, representing a glimpse of glory; or, A gospel discovery of ...

Andrew Wellwood - 1839 - 12 pages
...experience of wisdom and knowledge! yet I perceive, that " this also is vanity and vexation of spirit; for in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow," Eccles. i. 17, 18. Run fast, O time, and days, that this world may be cried down for ever, and God...
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Prodromus: Or, An Inquiry Into the First Principles of Reasoning; Including ...

Graves Chamney Haughton - Reasoning - 1839 - 263 pages
...the sole imperishable possession 19. In the wellknown and melancholy sentence, where it is said, \ "For in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow™," we must (^) Zo0/a fjiovtj Twv KTTJ/MTOIV aOavdrtav. (*) ECCLES. ch. i. ver. 18. — In the Hebrew original,...
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