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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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...8. XLIII. ADVERSITY. "THE virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtne of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...employment thereof. 1 This expression is given in the original in Latin. 390 8IB FRANCIS BACON. [LECr. XVH. The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...employment thereof. i This expression is given in the original in Latin. PROSPERITY AND ADVERSITY. The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1635, will show the extent of the change : " end of them all. She was great arid respected before, the Saxon had evidences of God's favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...the more Heroical Virtue. Profperity is the Bleffing of the Old Teftament ; Adverfity is the Bleffing of the New ; which carrieth the greater Benediction, and the clearer Revelation of God's Favour. Yet, even in the old Teftament, if you liften to David's Harp, you fhall hear as many hearfe-like...
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The Legal Observer, Digest, and Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 44

Law - 1852
...pleasures which will bite to-morrow.' Why should a man be in love with his fetters, though of gold ? "The virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. " It is a lofty saying, ' The advantages of prosperity are to be wished ; but the advantages of adversity...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...that saileth in the frail bark of the flesh thorough the waves of the world.7 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 as many herselike...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1853
...[Prosperity and Adrcnily.] The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...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 hearsclike...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperarice ; the 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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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 387 pages
...Bacon, in one of those essays in which he has so sententiously compacted his deep thoughts, said, " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...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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