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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 philosophy of a happy futurity

William Merry - 1839
...from them, and 1 withheld not my heart from any joy ; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour. Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought,...labour that I had laboured to do : and, behold, ALL JVAS VANITY and vexation of spirit, and there teas no profit under the sun.' * Can the force of words...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 2

1840
...delights of the sons of men, musical instruments and that of all sorts ; then I looked on the labour I had laboured to do, and behold all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun" (Eccles. ii. 8 — 11). The earliest instance in which we find music connected with...
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A pilgrimage to Palestine, Egypt and Syria

Ferdinand freiherr von Geramb - 1840
...seeking happiness, seek it elsewhere than of God, will make in all ages, if they are sincere : " 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." These ponds have been excavated in the bosom of hills of difficult access. There are...
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The Cottage magazine; or, Plain Christian's library, Volume 34

1745
...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." (Eccles. ii. 4, 11.) But there will be a profit arising from religious and good works...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. arranged in lectures, by C. Girdlestone, Volume 3

Charles Girdlestone - 1842
...pave the way for their easier entrance into heaven, when they can enjoy this world no longer. " 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." Such is the testimony of Solomon as to this worldly wise, sensual, and ungodly kind...
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The star of the court, or, The maid of honour and queen of England, Anne Boleyn

Selina Bunbury - 1844 - 161 pages
...not my heart from any joy. . . Then I looked on all the works that my 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. KINO SOLOMON. OOR Anne Boleyn had, for some years of her tumultuous life, been " sowing...
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Lessons on doctrine and duty, intended principally for children of the ...

Lessons - 1845 - 112 pages
..."and whatsoever mine eyes desired, I kept not from them ; I withheld not my heart from any joy. " 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." Ecc. if. 10, 11. And then he gays of religion : " Happy is the man that flndcth wisdom,...
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Rills from the Fountain of Wisdom: Or, the Book of Proverbs Arranged and ...

William Morrison Engles - 1845 - 190 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. And I turned myself to behold wisdom, and madness, and folly; for what can the man do...
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Scriptural musings

Augusta M. Wicks - 1845 - 16 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." But there will be a profit arising from religious and good works— there will be a...
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The contributions of Q.Q. to a periodical work: [The Youth's magazine] with ...

Jane Taylor - 1845 - 355 pages
...for my heart rejoiced in all my labour ; and this was my portion of all mv labour. Then I looked on the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour...had laboured to do : and behold, all was vanity and relation of spirit ; and there was no profit under tie sun. — Then I saw that wisdom excelleth folly,...
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