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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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The Myth of Sisyphus: Renaissance Theories of Human Perfectibility

Elliott M. Simon - History - 2007 - 614 pages
...Paracelsus, Selected Writings, 171. Also see: 173-74, 189. Francis Bacon made a similar argument, that: "The virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue...Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New; which carries the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor." "Essay V: Of Adversity,"...
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