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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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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior." " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude." " It is a strange desire to seek power, and lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy ; but in passing it over he is superior." " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude." " It is a strange desire to seek power, and lose liberty ; or to seek power over others, and to lose...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 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...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 a> many hearse-like...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1846 - 758 pages
...richer and softer. The following passage, fi^t published in 1625, will show the extent of the change: ilton, it is said, inherited what his predecessors...enlightened age; he received a finished education ; and evidences of God's favour. Vet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall...
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General principles of grammar

General principles - 1847 - 80 pages
...security of a God." * THE is definite in meaning, and applies equally to the singular and plural, as, " The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour."* " If he * Bacon's Essays. be compassionate towards the afflictions of others, it shews that...
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Small Books on Great Subjects ...

Philosophy - 1847
...security of a God."* THE is definite in meaning, and applies equally to the singular and plural, as, " The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor."* " If he be compassionate towards the afflictions of others, it shows that his heart is like...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...tumult make them not audible all things dissolve Into anarchy and confusion. [Prosperity and Adversity.] eas Of troublous world, nor lost in slothful ease : Pleae'd and full blest he Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...Adversity, on which he had deeply reflected, before the edition of 1625, when it first appeared, he says : " The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue...adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroicaJ virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848
...henceforth Лл-1Ыа. IDE Two BLESSINGS. — Prosperity is ™ blearing of the Old Testament; M'eraUy ij the blessing of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, yon will hear...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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...the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessmg of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour....
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