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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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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1842
...unless directed by Divine grace ; thus Bacon is a striking exemplification of the sacred truth, that in "much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow;" and that the excellency of knowledge is only this, that "wisdom giveth life to him that hath it," Eccles....
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...only for the sake of the worldly gain, or the worldly distinction, whwh it is likely to confer, then " in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." As we enlarge the circle of the things we know, we enlarge the circumference of things unknown, by...
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Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

J. Cypress - American literature - 1842
...the 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 transgression....
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Volume 16

1843
...spirit. That which is crooked cannot be made straight, and that which is wanting cannot be numbered For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow.' — /1// vanily and vexation of spirit ! ' All flesh is grass!' " Again — as to the religious man....
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The British Pulpit: A Collection of Sermons by the Most Eminent Divines of ...

1843
...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." Ask the philosopher over his midnight lamp : ask the statesman amid the intricacies of his cabinet:...
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Conciones academicæ, 10 sermons preached before the University of Cambridge

Joseph Williams Blakesley - 1843
...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. I said in my heart, Go to now, I will prove thee with mirth ; therefore enjoy pleasure : and, behold,...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...wisdom is much grief: and he that in!•!< ;* ~T>th knowledge, increaseth sorrow."— cA. i. ver. 18. 2 @0 Z > m Z j/ 4 [ 7 K l }c X :wђ . eq [ tuere is no end : and much study is a weariness of the flesh." — CA. xii. ver. 12. THE ARGUMENT....
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The British Pulpit: A Collection of Sermons by the Most Eminent Divines of ...

Sermons, English - 1844
...that we do know, and testify that we have seen." Truth ; the most beneficent truth. Solomon says, " In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow ;" but David says, " Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound : they shall walk, О Lord, in...
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The Christian's monthly magazine and universal review, Volume 1

1844
...false. Knowledge is a good, and after wisdom we are commanded to seek ; yet what saith the wise man ? " In much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." The truth of this assertion has heen cruelly proved during the last century ; nor will the diffusion...
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Plain sermons, by contributors to the 'Tracts for the times' [ed. by I ...

Plain sermons - 1844
...thus, in the words of the preacher, " the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep," and, " in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow2." But however this may be, at least these outward advantages do not increase our happiness....
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