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" The virtue of Prosperity is temperance, the virtue of Adversity is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is the blessing of the New; which carrieth the greater benediction, and... "
Exempla moralia: or, Third book of new English examples, to be rendered into ... - Page 88
1818
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806
...adversity, without dejection, as for demolished temples the very ruins thereof are reverenced and adored. The virtue of prosperity is temperance. The virtue of adversity is fortitude. When we despond under the calamities of life, we reproach ourselves; their sting maybe sharp, but,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world." But to speak in a mean, the virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...that saileth in the frail bark of the " flesh through the waves of the world." But to speak in a mean, the virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh, through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean: the virtue of Prosperity is temperance; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, Adversity...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh, through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean : the virtue of Prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, Adversity...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world." But to speak in a mean, the virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in moral is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the old Testament, adversity...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...half-pence, the pieces are small and the silver is good." — When we read in his Essay on Adversity, that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...half-pence, the pieces are small and the silver is good." — When we read in his Essay on Adversity, .that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...half-pence, the pieces are small and the silver is good."— When we read in his Essay on Adversity, that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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