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" It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart. "
Of the Principles and Duties of Natural Religion - Page 377
by John Wilkins, William Lloyd - 1722 - 389 pages
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Of the principles and duties of natural religion: 2 books, by John, bishop ...

John Wilkins (bp. of Chester.), William Lloyd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1704
...conceive the Preacher alludes, Ecclef. 7. i. where he fays, A good name u better than freclous oyntment, and the day of ones death than the day of ones birth....goes out with this publick teftimony. After which the Jews never mentioned fuch perfons without a bleffing on their memory. But above all others, the Primitive...
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Sermons Upon Several Occasions

John Scott - Sermons, English - 1704 - 468 pages
...the Text^ I fhall not trouble you with any account of the Connexion between thefe two Comparifons, A good name is better than precious ointment ; and 'the day of Death is better than the day 'of ones Birth : The latter of which I have chofen for the Subject of...
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Of the principles and duties of natural religion: 2 books, by John, bishop ...

John Wilkins (bp. of Chester.), William Lloyd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1734
...alfo were publickly burnt at the Interment. To which I conceive the Preacher alludes, Rcclef.j. r, where he fays, A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of one's death than the day of one's birth.When one cometh into the World, none knows how he may prove...
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Sermons and Discourses on Several Subjects and Occasions, Volume 1

Francis Atterbury - Sermons, English - 1774
...fleered and governed. In the firft verfe of this chapter (the verfe before the text) he tells us, that " a good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of one's death than the day of one's birth. A good name is "be to- than precious ointment ;" . e. rich...
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Sacred extracts: or, Books and chapters selected from the New and Old ...

1788
...he fpendeth as a fhadow ? for who can tell a man what fhalll)^ after him under the fun ? CHAP. VII. A GOOD name is better than precious ointment : and the day of death, than the day of one's birth. 2 fl It is better to go to the houfe of mourning, than to go to...
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The Coal-heaver's Cousin Rescued from the Bats; and His Incomparable ...

William Huntington - Arminianism - 1802 - 143 pages
...accounts it is, I doubt not, that the day of death is preferable before the day of one's birth : " A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one's birth," Eccles. vii. 1. On tlie same accounts, I do not question, Paul...
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Select parts of the holy Bible, for the use of the negro slaves, in the ...

1807
...vanity, are a good name, 2 mortification, 7 patience, 1 1 wisdom. '13 The difficulty of getting aisdom. A Good name is better than precious ointment ; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 ^f -ft is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to...
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The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments; Together with the ...

1809 - 959 pages
...vanity, are a good name, ^mortification, 7/iaticnce, llwudom. 23 The difficulty qf getting wisdom. Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, death than the day of one's birth. 2 f It in better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to (he...
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A Commentary on the Book of Ecclesiastes: Never Before Published Separately

Edward Reynolds - Bible - 1811 - 404 pages
...subjoins in the close of the chapter, namely, the bitterness of an insnaring woman, ver. 25 — 29. 1. A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of one's birth. Or, " A name is good before good ointment." A name, for a good name...
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Ezra to Malachi

1815
...he spendeth as a shadow ? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun ? CHAP. VII. A Good name is better than precious ointment; and the day of death than the day of one's birth. 2 It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the...
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