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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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England in the Seventeenth Century; Or, A History of the Reigns of the House ...

England - Great Britain - 1845 - 456 pages
...Divine grace. 1021.] PROMOTION OP LAUD. 05 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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 75

1872
...man of ordinary intelligence, but the wisest and most richly gifted spirit of his times, who said, "In much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow." But the pleasures of sense are still more short-lived than even those of the intellect ; they cannot...
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The Works of the Rev. William Bridge, Volume 5

William Bridge - Theology - 1845
...cannot consist therein. Or, Will ye instance in knowledge, wit and wisdom. Solomon tells you, that " in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow," Eccles. i. Surely, therefore, our happiness cannot consist therein. Or, Will ye instance in moral virtues,...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments (according ..., Volume 3

Joseph Benson - Bible - 1846
...to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly : I perceived that this also is vexation of spirit. 18 e Lord, separating themselves from his worship, have AM 3298 BC 706. down in, for my p * Heb. had teen natch. — —t Chap. il. 3, 12 ; vii. 23, 25 ; 1 TheM. v. 21. iChap. xii. 12. fore...
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The Oberlin Quarterly Review, Volume 2

1846
...contained in the passage under consideration, when its true meaning is developed. He had said before, that in " much wisdom is much grief; and he that "increaseth knowledge, increaseth sorrow." He had represented all the joy resulting from self-indulgence, the only good,as he affirms,left to...
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Faust: A Tragedy, Volumes 1-2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847 - 223 pages
...pursuit of it; that he exhausted the learning of his time, and finding, like the Jewish sage, that " in much wisdom is much grief, and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow," fell into a discontent and bitterness of soul. The " much grief " of the sage proceeded from the feeling...
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Pale Horse

Joe Penhall - Drama - 1995 - 57 pages
...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." CHARLES. What does that mean? VICAR. You are of a generation which searched for self knowledge and...
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Vygotsky's Educational Theory in Cultural Context

Aljaksandr U. Kazulin, Alex Kozulin, Vladimir S. Ageyev, Boris Gindis, Suzanne M. Miller - Education - 2003 - 477 pages
...DANGERS OF REFLECTION Thus conscience does make cowards of us all. (Hamlet, act 3, scene 1, line 83) For in much wisdom is much grief: And he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow (Ecclesiastes, chapter 1, verse 18) Both wise Ecclesiastes and Shakespeare through his hero, the most...
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Prove All Things Workbook

Betty Miller - Religion - 2003 - 148 pages
...16:15-18). . . . Much study is a weariness of the flesh. Ecclesiastes 12:12 Also read Ecclesiastes 12:9-14. For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. Ecclesiastes 1:18 f The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and...
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Paul Green, Playwright of the Real South

John Herbert Roper - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 320 pages
...as laughs, and a hard-won understanding declared by the ancient Hebrew as recorded in Ecclesiastes: "For in much wisdom is much grief; and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow."22 Whether all southern writers of this era can be so described is not the issue here: this...
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