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  • [6624] Our life is short and tedious, and in the death of a man there is no recovery, neither was any man known that hath returned from the grave; for we are born at all adventure, and we shall be hereafter as though we had never been; for the breath is as smoke in our nostrils, &c., and the spirit vanisheth as the soft air.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • [5467] When she is in the meadow, she is fairer than any flower, for that lasts but for a day, the river is pleasing, but it vanisheth on a sudden, but thy flower doth not fade, thy stream is greater than the sea.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • Desiring you hereafter never to mislike with me for the taking in hand of any laudable and honest enterprise, for if, through pleasure and idleness, we purchase shame, the pleasure vanisheth, but the shame remaineth for ever.

    The North-West Passage

  • It is even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

    James 4.

  • As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

    Job 7.

  • But if you will grant a third cup, then all difficulty vanisheth indeed.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • This immediately is seized on by men of hasty spirits (a vice and folly sufficiently condemned in Scripture), turned unto a provocation, made a matter of strife and dispute, until the whole advantage of the reproof is utterly lost and vanisheth.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • A corrupt imagination, be it never so strong and vigorous in its season, and whilst its food is administered to it, in the temptation it lives upon, yet, in trials great and pressing, it sinks and withers; or, if the difficulty continue, for the most part -- unless where it falls on some natures of an unconquerable pertinacy -- utterly vanisheth.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Now, because this being established, the opposite interpretation and misapplication of this distinction vanisheth, I shall briefly confirm it with reasons: —

    The Death of Death in the Death of Christ

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