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" There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, and make his soul enjoy good in his labour. "
The rule and exercises of holy dying - Page 18
by Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1814
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The rule and exercises of holy living. (By I. Taylor). [2pt.].

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1719
...without Relift). Break the. Beds, drink your Ifi*t, Zp'gr. 59. crown your Heads with Rofes, and befmear your curled Locks with Nard; for God bids you to remember Death: So the Epigrammatift fpeaks the Senfe of their drunken Principles. Something towards this Signification Ecclef....
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The Works of the Rev. P. Doddridge, Volume 2

Philip Doddridge - Theology - 1803
...he more frequently repeats than this. There is nothing, says he, in express words again and again, There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink, arid enjoy the good of his labour*. It is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy...
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Joseph Hall - 1808
...my heart out of conceit and hope of any good issue of all my earthly labours and endeavours. II. 24 There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should wake his soul enjoy good in his labour. Yet of all vanities this is the best, since the life of man...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 12

William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...floundering deeper and deeper in his philosophical inquiries, he sinks at last into gross Epicurism, There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink J, £;c. But then adding, and of such good who can enjoy more than I\ ? This recalls his real character,...
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The Savage

Piomingo - American essays - 1813 - 312 pages
...over' Jlowing cup. When the wise king of Israel would sum up the felicities of life, he declares that " there is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink; and he adds, with rapturous exultation, " Who can eat or hasten hereunto more than I?" A nice and accurate...
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The Life and Errors of John Dunton, Citizen of London: With the ..., Volume 1

John Dunton - Booksellers and bookselling - 1818
...as I am to a sneaking temper. And I think I am right in this part of my character, for Solomon says, "There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make bis soul enjoy good in his labour."—To sum up my character in few words : I love travelling, do not...
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The Works of the Right Reverend George Horne ...: To which are ..., Volume 5

George Horne - Theology - 1818
...it is spoken, want its admirers : it will have the applause of numbers, whose opinion it is, that " there is nothing better for a man, than that he " should eat, and drink, and enjoy himself, al the " days of his life, which God giveth him under the " sun." 19. He shall go to...
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The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the ...

Bible - 1819 - 920 pages
...his travail £rief ; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity. 24 IT There ii t; every one thm he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...as knowing the drink, that was poured upon their graves, would be cold and without relish. " Break the beds, drink your wine, crown your heads with roses,...epigrammatist speaks the sense of their drunken principles d. Something towards this signification is that of Solomon, " There is nothing better for a man, than...
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The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of ..., Volume 4

Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber - Theology - 1822
...as knowing the drink, that was poured upon their graves, would be cold and without relish. " Break the beds, drink your wine, crown your heads with roses,...the epigrammatist speaks the sense of their drunken principlesd. Something towards this signification is that of Solomon, " There is nothing better for...
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