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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
edited by - 1864
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...through the waves of the world." But to speak in a mean, the virtue of prosperity is temperance, he virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the bless4 ing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...Adversity to the Bea" titudes of the New, VOL. III. " prosperity is temper" ance, the virtue of ad" versity is fortitude, " which in morals is the " more heroical virtue. " Prosperity is the bless" ing of the Old Testa" ment, adversity is the " blessing of the New, c " which are both in "...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 1

Perry Fairfax Nursey - Industrial arts - 1825
...the trade. Honour and shame from no condition rise : Act well your part ; there all the honour lies. The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude Man's rich with little, were his jndg. ment true : Nature is frugal, and her wants are few; Those few...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...often gives us the lightning even without the thunder, but never the thunder without the lightning. The virtue of prosperity, is temperance ; the virtue...Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer Revelation of God's Favour. —...
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A Solemn Warning Against Free-masonry: Addressed to the Young Men of the ...

Solomon Southwick - Freemasonry - 1827 - 140 pages
...thou chastenelh, O Lord; and teachelh hint eut of thy law. Ps. xccv. 12. Prosperity, says LORD BACON, is the blessing of the Old Testament adversity is the blessing of the Nw, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor : yet even...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...ua>i.ii> shall be blest. Could he less e:\pert . ' han gtor. and benediction, that is, thanVs? /.-. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God' favour. . Bacon. Ridley observes, there is not the least mention of any saint whose name corresponds...
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The American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

Religion - 1849
...come, than a~ continued flow of success and self-gratification-. Lord Bacon was right in saying, " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like...
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The Family monitor

1831
...and not to hurt: we may shine like the sun in the temperate zone, without scorching. Adversity.—The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which, in morals, is the most heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of...
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A collection of interesting and instructive lessons, intended as a sequel to ...

James Campbell (teacher of English.) - 1832
...one fool by nature. The strongest passions allow us some rest, but vanity keeps us always in motion. The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude; but still we must rejoice under the one and mourn under the other. Anger begins with folly, and ends...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1833 - 216 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...in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity I is the blessing of the Old Testament, advjer- 1 sity is the blessing of the New, which cariieth '...
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