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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
10028
    God hath made man upright; but they have sought out many inventions.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 29.
10029
    There is no discharge in that war.
          Ecclesiastes viii. 8.
10030
    To eat, and to drink, and to be merry.
          Ecclesiastes viii. 15; Luke xii. 19.
10031
    A living dog is better than a dead lion.
          Ecclesiastes ix. 4.
10032
    Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.
          Ecclesiastes ix. 10.
10033
    The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
          Ecclesiastes ix. 11.
10034
    A bird of the air shall carry the voice, and that which hath wings shall tell the matter.
          Ecclesiastes ix. 20.
10035
    Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 1.
10036
    In the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 3.
10037
    He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 4.
10038
    In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 6.
10039
    Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 7.
10040
    Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth.
          Ecclesiastes xi. 9.
10041
    Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 1.
10042
    The grinders cease because they are few.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 3.
10043
    The grasshopper shall be a burden, and desire shall fail; because man goeth to his long home, and the mourners go about the streets.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 5.
10044
    Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
          Ecclesiastes xii. 6.
 

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