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" I returned and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. "
Chapters into Verse: Poetry in English Inspired by the Bible: Volume 1 ... - Page 364
edited by - 1993 - 512 pages
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A paraphrase on ... Ecclesiastes. To which are added the text of the ...

J Dennis Furley - 1824 - 188 pages
...merit claims. d Hence may we learn, how weak Our own endeavours, frail our present state; c [11] 1 returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all, d [12] For man also Icnowethnot his time: as the fishes that are taken [V. 11. 1 sawe that in runnynge,...
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Discourses controversial and practical, Volume 3

Philip Skelton - 1824 - 504 pages
...This also is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all. I saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift,...to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to all men. That which befalleth the sons of men, befalleth beasts, even one thing befalleth them; as...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

1868 - 346 pages
...is a truth of which illustrations present themselves to us every day, that " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Do what some people will, everything seems to come to nought. Men fail who owe them money ; times change,...
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The Ten commandments; illustrated and enforced, on Christian principles

William Hendry Stowell - 1825 - 236 pages
...returned and saw under the sun," says Solomon, " that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle tp the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Failures, therefore, cannot always be eluded by the most skilful and laborious application to the pursuits...
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Memoirs of the Rev. Zebulon Ely, A.M., of Lebanon, Connecticut

Zebulon Ely, Ezra Stiles Ely - 1825 - 64 pages
...often very earjy blasted. It is not in man that walketh to direct his steps. The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding. For riches certainly make themselves wings; they fly away, as an eagle towards heaven." The most...
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The Old Testament: Arranged in Historical & Chronological Order, (on the ...

George Townsend - 1826 - 1056 pages
...the grave, whither thou goest. 1 1 ^ I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race it not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all. 12 For man also knoweth not his time : as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as the birds...
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The Gospel magazine, and theological review. Ser. 5. Vol. 3, no ..., Volumes 5-6

1840 - 540 pages
...but of God that showeth mercy ;" yes, in a small measure we have proved that " the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet to men of skill." How wonderful are God's ways ! truly they are past finding out. but as he himself...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, D.D.: With a Life by Dr. Kippis, Volume 9

Nathaniel Lardner - 1827 - 638 pages
...seen by those who have diligently observed human counsels and events, " that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all,". Ecc. ix. II. As all human affairs are liable to accidents and disasters, a firm persuasion, and serious...
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Systematic Morality: Or, A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of ..., Volume 2

William Jevons - 1827 - 412 pages
...foresee, may counteract the wisest and the best conducted schemes. " The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread...of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill."* This is the necessary result of that liability to natural calamity, which is another feature of our...
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The Holy Bible,: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of ...

1827 - 842 pages
...that the race unollo the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nur vet p +0@ +0` +0 12 For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and a; the birds...
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