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" Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. "
A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ... - Page 453
by Hugh Gaston - 1807 - 506 pages
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The Sermons of Mr. Yorick ...

Laurence Sterne - 1775
...extort the fame forrowful confeffion from him, which it did from Solomon in the like cafe, — Lo ! I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...to do — and behold all was vanity and vexation of fpirit — and there was no profit to me under the fun. C4 To To inflame this account the more— 'twill...
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The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Volume 2

Matthew Prior - 1779
...Verf. ;. I made me pools of water, to water therewith the wood that bringeth forth trees. Verf. 6. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...to do : And behold all was vanity, and vexation of fpirit ; and there was no profit under the fun. Verf. n. I gat me men-fingers and women-fingers, and...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne ...

Laurence Sterne - 1780
...extort the fame forrowful confeffion from him, which it did from Solomon in the like cafe, — Lol I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...to do — and behold all was vanity and vexation of fpirit — and there was no profit to me under the fun. To inflame this account the more — it would...
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A description of the memorable sieges and battles in the north of England ...

Thomas Fairfax (3rd baron.) - 1786
...but unto thy name give \ve the praifci But as for myfelf and what I have done, I fay with Solomon, I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...laboured to do, and behold all was vanity and vexation of fpirit. I?or there is no remembrance of the wife more than the fool for ever, feeing that which no\v...
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Eighteen Practical Sermons, Upon Interesting Subjects,

William Jabet - 1787 - 319 pages
...his, own Conclufion. Thsn I looked looked on all the Works that mine Hands had wrought, and on all the Labour that I had laboured to do ; and behold,...Vanity and Vexation of Spirit ; and there was no Profit under the Sun. A moft mortifying Conclufion indeed, though we all find it to be a true one ; that all...
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Sacred Extracts: Or, Books and Chapters Selected from the New and Old ...

1788 - 577 pages
...any joy; for; my heart rejoiced in all my labour : and this was my portion of all my labour. 1 1 Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...to do: and behold, all was vanity and vexation of fpirit, and there was no profit under the fun. 12 fl And I turned myfell to behold wifdom, and madnefs,...
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Sermons on Various Subjects: Intended to Promote Christian Knowledge and ...

Luke Booker - 1794 - 302 pages
...men. Whatever mine eyes defired, I kept not from them : I withheld not mine heart from any joy. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...and behold- all was Vanity and Vexation of Spirit." Unhappy Monarch !—What, in this catalogue of enjoyments, is there that has not a tendency to end...
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Sermons on the Parables

John Farrer - 1801 - 371 pages
...from any joy :for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit; and there was no profit under the sun d. Very different is the character which he gives of Religion under the name of Wisdom...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - 1802 - 321 pages
...(hows, would conclude fo : ' Solomon certainly knows beft ; let us alk him, What does he fay ? " Lo! I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...laboured to do, and behold all was vanity and vexation of .fpirit, and there was no profit under the fun" Well, gentlemen, you, I mean who think that if if you...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 pages
...from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun. After making many other observations upon human life, and human pursuits, and shewing...
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