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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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The Posthumous Works of the Late Right Reverend John Henry Hobart ..., Volume 3

John Henry Hobart, William Berrian - 1832 - 520 pages
...skill, and give their glory to others. " The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, nor yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding,...nor yet favour to men of skill ; but time and chance happenet.il to them all." . Things do not always issue according to the general laws by which God governs...
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Selections from the Old Testament: Or, the Religion, Morality and Poetry of ...

Sarah Austin - 1833 - 322 pages
...for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom in the grave, whither thou goest. ^f 11 I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...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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Phrenology: Philosophical part

Johann Gaspar Spurzheim - 1833 - 240 pages
...their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.'f In another passage he continues : ' I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill : but time and chance happeneth to them all. 'J Physical evil, indeed, does not...
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Latter Struggles in the Journey of Life: Or, The Afternoon of My Days ...

George Miller (of Dunbar) - 1833 - 422 pages
...confirmation from the experience of mankind, in every age of the world, viz. " 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." And that, although these truths, like others recorded in Holy Writ, are conveyed, to make them the...
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Evening Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in the Year

William Jay - 1833 - 722 pages
...every kind of statement "-Who knoweth what is good for man in this life?" " 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." " Man's goings are of the Lord ; how can a man then understand his own way ?" " He performeth the thing...
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Latter Struggles in the Journey of Life, Or, The Afternoon of My Days ...

George Miller - 1833 - 428 pages
...confirmation from the experience of mankind, in every age of the world, viz. " That the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong : neither yet...skill ; but time and chance happeneth to them all." And that, although these truths, like others recorded in Holy Writ, are conveyed, to make them the...
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Religion and Politics, Or, Church and State

Peter Dobell - 1834 - 108 pages
...of the Preacher to those who are only "wise in their own conceit:" Ecclesiastes, chap, ix, 11.I returned and saw under the sun that the race is not...men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.12th, For man also knoweth not his time: as the fishes that are taken in an evil net, and as...
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A Retrospect of the Boston Tea-party: With a Memoir of George R. T. Hewes, a ...

James Hawkes - 1834 - 230 pages
...religion. "The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong," said the divine preacher," neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men...nor yet favour to men of skill, but time and chance happen to them all." That this is the present state of man, is continually verified before our eyes....
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A Preliminary Discourse on the Study of Natural History

William Swainson - 1834 - 476 pages
...national misfortune in the language of the'wise man: ' I returned, and saw under the sun that there is neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men...of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill.' " * * Quarterly Review, p. 342. CHAPTER IV. SUGGESTIONS FOR THE REFORM AND IMPROVEMENT OF OUR SCIENTIFIC...
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On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: On the origin of the ...

Franz Josef Gall - 1835 - 372 pages
...and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead." Ibid, ix. 2, 3. "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race...wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. For man also knoweth not his time...
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