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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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The British Millennial Harbinger, Volumes 16-17

Churches of Christ - 1863
...among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all" (chap. ix. 2-3.) — " 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. For man also knoweth not his time...
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Things to be Remembered in Daily Life: With Personal Experiences and ...

John Timbs - Conduct of life - 1863 - 262 pages
...much time has to do with our successes is thus solemnly told by the Preacher: " 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." — Eeclesiastes ix. 11. How truthfully has Dr. Johnson said : " So little do we accustom ourselves...
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The Opposition Presidency: Leadership and the Constraints of History

David A. Crockett - Political Science - 2002 - 286 pages
...importance of opposition leadership in presidential politics. PARTI Democratic Opposition and the Presidency I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. Ecclesiasteso:11 (KJV) It admittedly seems counterintuitive to think of the president as an opposition...
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Business Correspondence and Report Writing,3e

R C Sharma Krishna Mohan - Business report writing - 2002 - 431 pages
...Ecclesiastes, the meaning of a passive written in clear English could be made abstract and vague. "l returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill, but time and chance happeneth to them all." Orwell's parody: "Objective consideration of contemporary phenomena compels the conclusion that success...
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Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Marie le Jars de Gournay - History - 2002 - 176 pages
...Sovereign Virtue, 1 19-22, usefully discusses fortune in the Aristotelian context. 88. Compare Eccles. 9:1 1: "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." 89. That is, Petronius Arbiter (first...
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The Word, the Heart, and Prosperity

Rool Noiman - Religion - 2002 - 212 pages
...teaches the way they do — and prosper: "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might. 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" (Ecc. 9:10-11). The phrase "whatsoever...
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Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Marie le Jars de Gournay - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 208 pages
...Virtue, 1 19-22, usefully discusses fortune in the Aristotelian context. 88. Compare Eccles. 9:11: "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." 89. That is, Petronius Arbiter...
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Kellogg on Technology & Innovation

Ranjay Gulati, Mohanbir Sawhney, Anthony Paoni - Business & Economics - 2003 - 368 pages
...farther away from the user (not just physically, but through better user interfaces). Real Options / returned and saw under the sun that the race is not...the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, or yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all. —Ecclesiastes There is...
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To Find a Job-- Start a New Career: The Career and Job Change Toolbox

Marvin Rafal - Business & Economics - 2003 - 274 pages
...prospective employer The English writer George Orwell once took a well-known verse from Ecc/esiastes: "I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." Orwell then translated the verse into the worst sort of businessspeak: "Objective consideration of...
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The Lame Take the Prey

Owen C.C. Nlekwuwa - Religion - 2003 - 112 pages
...so he giveth his beloved sleep," Not by Human Credentials In Ecclesiastes 9:11, the Bible states, "/ returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is...skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all." The above statement was made by Solomon, the wisest man in the world of his time, after tasting everything....
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