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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 Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1833
...; but be of good cheer : I have overcome the world." — John xvi. 33. . "PROSPERITY," says Bacon, "is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New ;" and a greater authority than Bacon tells us, " that whom the Lord loveth he chastiseth." These are...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...others to be read but cursorily, and some few to be read wholly un<l with diligence and attention. virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. 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 Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - Conduct of life - 1834 - 264 pages
...wealth, loseth much ; he who loseth a friend, loseth more ; but he who loseth his spirits, loseth all. The virtue of prosperity, is temperance ; 'the virtue...of adversity, is fortitude ; which in morals is the most heroic virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the...
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The young man's Sunday book: a practical exhibition of doctrines, duties ...

Christian life - 1835 - 320 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...Testament : adversity is the blessing of the New, which carricth the greater benediction and the clearer revelation of God's favour. Yet even in the Old Testament,...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 21

Robert Walsh - 1837
..." Some," says St. Paul, "shall be saved, yet so as by fire;" and " prosperity," says Lord Bacon, " is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour." The check we have received may be of more ultimate benefit to us than years of unalloyed,...
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The American Quarterl Review

The American Quarterly Review March and June,1837. VOL.XXI - 1837
..." Some," says St. Paul, "shall be saved, yet so as by fire;" and " prosperity," says Lord Bacon, " is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour." The check we have received may be of more ultimate benefit to us than years of unalloyed,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...that sailcth in the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world. But to speakin a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. 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 Southern literary messenger

1838
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the chanje: — 'Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament;...which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favor. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you laten to David's harp you shall hear...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 4

1838
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the change; — 'Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carr.eth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favor. Yet, even in the Old Testament,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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 j which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity...
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