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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. "
Ezra to Malachi - Page 100
1815
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Latter struggles in the journey of life; or, The afternoon of my days, Issue 260

George Miller - Booksellers and bookselling - 1833 - 406 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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Latter struggles in the journey of life; or, The afternoon of my days, Issue 260

George Miller - Booksellers and bookselling - 1833 - 406 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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Evening Exercises for the Closet: For Every Day in the Year

William Jay - Calendars - 1833
...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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Religion and Politics, Or, Church and State

Peter Dobell - Church and state - 1834 - 77 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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On the Functions of the Brain and of Each of Its Parts: On the origin of the ...

Franz Josef Gall - Brain - 1835
...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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Guide to Domestic Happiness

William Giles - Marriage - 1836 - 138 pages
...low, and lifteth up : or with Him that excelled in wisdom and understanding, The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong ; neither yet...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Trade, in all its branches, is precarious, and its advantages uncertain. The principles of mankind...
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Sermons, Volume 2

Hobart Caunter - Sermons - 1836 - 380 pages
...faithful." SERMON XV. ON THE INSUFFICIENCY OF MAN. ECCLESIASTES, CHAP. IX. VERSE 11. 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. I CANNOT but recal to mind that, on the first day of the now nearly-departed year, I addressed you...
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Analysis of the Bible, with reference to the social duty of man, by M. Martin

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1836
...i. s2. The Lord hath pleasure in the prosperity of his servant. [Ps. xxxv. 27. PROVIDENCE (OF GOD). I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understand. ing, nor yet favour to men of skill 1 but time and chance happen eth to them all. [Eccles,...
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The Works of Joseph Hall: Paraphrases of hard texts

Joseph Hall - Bishops - 1837
...work to be done, no device to be contrived, no use of knowledge or wisdom. IX. 11. I returned, andsaw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift,...understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but lime and chance happeneth to them aU. I saw and observed, that, here on earth, all things do not fall...
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The Works of Nathaniel Lardner, D.D. with a Life by Dr. Kippis ...

Nathaniel Lardner - 1838
...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. 11. As all human affairs are liable to accidents and disasters, a firm persuasion, and serious...
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