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" We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye.... "
Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous - Page 287
by Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 758 pages
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs, as carols. And the pencil of the Holy Ghost...discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue. <Df Simulation antt 29i00itnulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...describing the afflictions of Job, than the felicities of Solomon. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. 17 Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue. (!M Simulation attlr &i00imulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols : and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. VI. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom ; for it...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse.like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon . sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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