nothing new under the sun

nothing new under the sun

Everything has been seen before, as in Those designs take me back to the 1950s-there really is nothing new under the sun. This world-weary view was already expressed in 1382 in the Bible translation attributed to John Wycliffe's followers: "No thing under the sun is new" (Ecclesiastes 1:9).
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References in classic literature ?
But I must be content with only one more and a concluding illustration; a remarkable and most significant one, by which you will not fail to see, that not only is the most marvellous event in this book corroborated by plain facts of the present day, but that these marvels (like all marvels) are mere repetitions of the ages; so that for the millionth time we say amen with Solomon --Verily there is nothing new under the sun.
And doubtless the method is little changed, for there is nothing new under the sun, especially at schools.
They say there's nothing new under the sun and "cover-ups" are a good example.
All good stuff, but as When Lions Roared reminds us, there's nothing new under the sun.
One thing I've found that has always been and continues to be true is, "there is nothing new under the sun.
With thousands of works published on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War, history buffs and "ordinary" readers alike would be forgiven for thinking there's nothing new under the sun in this area.
JUST when you thought electric vehicles were finally getting their feet under the table, along come two old-timers to prove there is nothing new under the sun.
True, there's been a lot of strutting in the parade ring with the Prime Minister attempting to fix the race before the off (honestly, give a politician nine quid and he'll take nine million; oh dear, nothing new under the sun, see below).
It may be true that there's nothing new under the Sun, but when it comes to building telescopes, there are so many different approaches that it can take a while for an idea to resurface once it has fallen out of favor.
Younger shooters may be surprised to discover the old saying "There's nothing new under the sun," actually has some merit.
While it's easy to recognise that in terms essentially of human nature and activity there's nothing new under the sun, as they say, it's equally easy and important to realise that there are always lessons to be learnt (or probably relearned), and, strangely enough, nothing stays exactly the same.
Given that there is really nothing new under the sun or indeed under the sod, it is also worth noting that this has been tried before.
As well as petrol-powered cars there were veterans powered by steam and proving there's nothing new under the sun even some batterypowered electric vehicles.
There's nothing new under the sun," Cruz told the audience at the annual meeting of conservative Christian activists, where Republican presidential hopefuls strut their far-right credentials.
Anyway, it shows that there is nothing new under the sun.