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" 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 hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. "
Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately - Page 70
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...British poet. "The Hound of Heaven," st. 1 , Poems (1893). Merry England (London, July 1890). Bible 1 Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. FRANCIS BACON, (1561-1626) British philosopher, essayist, statesman. Essays, "Of Adversity," (1597-1...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...readily from error than from confusion. 765 Universities incline wits to sophistry and affectatlon. 766 pure. heroical virtue. 767 The World What is it then to have or have no wife, But single thraldom, or a double...
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Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film

Roslynn Doris Haynes - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 347 pages
...the writers. When Sturt begins hisyourna/for Charlotte with the preamble 'Prosperity, Dearest, was the blessing of the Old Testament, Adversity is the blessing of the New, and the knowledge of this should be a useful lesson to us, and if it please GOD to permit my return...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1999 - 216 pages
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh thorough1 the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean.2 The virtue of Prosperity is temperance, the virtue of Adversity is fortitude; which in morals3 is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is...
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The Essayes Or Counsels, Civill and Morall

Francis Bacon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 339 pages
...Temperance; The Vertue of Adversity, is Fortitude: which 25 in Morals is the more Heroicall Vertue. Prosperity is the Blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity...New; which carrieth the greater Benediction, and the 1 Of Adversitie.] Cl A, Cl B, Ph; essay not in 97a-24 3 an] a CIA, Cl B,Ph 4-6 the good . . . admired.}...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Reference - 2000 - 218 pages
...all this and enforce his own rule, that of charity. Desiderius Erasmus, In Praise of Folly (1511) 1 1 Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New. Francis Bacon, Essays ( 1 625) 12 Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient....
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A Poetics of Social Work: Personal Agency and Social Transformation in ...

Kenneth James Moffatt - Social Science - 2001 - 156 pages
...clients shared a greater strength due to their experience of suffering. Whitton quoted Francis Bacon: The virtue of Prosperity is Temperance; the Virtue...Fortitude, which in Morals is the more heroical virtue. For Prosperity doth best discover Vice but Adversity doth best discover Virtue.'26 Christian faith...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - Religion - 2001 - 497 pages
...God is more anxious to bestow His blessings on us than we are to receive them. St. Augustine of Hippo Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. Francis Bacon The greatest blessing we ever get from God is to know that we are destitute spiritually....
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 pages
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh thorough0 the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean.0 The virtue of Prosperity is temperance, the virtue of Adversity is fortitude; which in morals0 is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; Adversity is...
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10 Quotes: Inspire and Motivate

Sura College of Competition - 2004
...It's not easy taking my problems one at a time when they refuse to get in line. - Ashleigh Brilliant Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New, which carried the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour - Bacon It is foolish to...
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