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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Old Testament. (continued)
 
10010
    One generation passeth away, and another generation cometh.
          Ecclesiastes i. 4.
10011
    The eye is not satisfied with seeing.
          Ecclesiastes i. 8.
10012
    There is no new thing under the sun.
          Ecclesiastes i. 9.
10013
    Is there anything whereof it may be said, See, this is new? It hath been already of old time, which was before us. 1
          Ecclesiastes i. 10.
10014
    All is vanity and vexation of spirit.
          Ecclesiastes i. 14.
10015
    He that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.
          Ecclesiastes i. 18.
10016
    One event happeneth to them all.
          Ecclesiastes ii. 14.
10017
    To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.
          Ecclesiastes iii. 1.
10018
    A threefold cord is not quickly broken.
          Ecclesiastes iv. 12.
10019
    Let thy words be few.
          Ecclesiastes v. 2.
10020
    Better is it that thou shouldest not vow, than that thou shouldest vow and not pay.
          Ecclesiastes v. 5.
10021
    The sleep of a labouring man is sweet.
          Ecclesiastes v. 12.
10022
    A good name is better than precious ointment.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 1.
10023
    It is better to go to the house of mourning than to go to the house of feasting.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 2.
10024
    As the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of a fool.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 6.
10025
    In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 14.
10026
    Be not righteous overmuch.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 16.
10027
    One man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.
          Ecclesiastes vii. 28.
 
Note 1.
See Terence, Quotation 7. [back]
 

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