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" Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth the 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... "
The English language: its grammar and history. Together with a treatise on ... - Page 169
1869
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A history of English literature for junior classes

Frederick A. Laing - English literature - 1873 - 253 pages
...I'BOSPEEITT AND ADVERSITY. " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;...adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needlework and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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The Wesleyan reform union magazine. [Continued as] Christian words

1874
...favour. 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...needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have lively work upon a sad and solemn ground than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground....
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Readings in English literature, prose

1874
...favour. 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...Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries,...
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English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1918 - 397 pages
...themselves as if not meant for parts of wholes. In the essay Of Adversity, for example, we read : " Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes; " this between a sentence dealing with the predominance of sadness over joy in the Old Testament, and...
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America's Day: Studies in Light and Shade

William George Fitz-Gerald - National characteristics, American - 1918 - 425 pages
...implicit law punished in the breach and favoured in the observance. It is true, as Bacon noted, that "the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon." But such pencils are gaily edited in this New "World. Even its early Puritanism, as Professor Charming...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...ADVERSITY (See also AFFLICTION) 18 It is hard for thee to kick against the pricks. Acts. IX. 5. 19 - % z BACON — Of Adversity. 20 And these vicissitudes come best in youth; For when they happen at a riper...
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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - Bible - 1864 - 86 pages
...favour. 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 thun the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is...
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All the Messianic Prophecies of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - Religion - 1988 - 528 pages
...when He affirmed that He was greater than Solomon. Francis Bacon in his Essay on Adversity says that "The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon." If the king had had more afflictions than felicities, he would have ended his career in triumph instead...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...and so exposing the word of God to the ridicule of unbelievers. Saint Augustine (354-430) theologian The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English poet, critic, soldier Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament;...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...Popular song in Nineteen Eighty-four, pt. l,ch. 7, and pass/mil 949). See also TREACHERY. THE BIBLE 1 o becomes obsessed and rejoices with a sadistic pleasure...that are big and bad enough to pull, and at last, FRANCIS BACON (1561- 1 626), English philosopher, essayist. statesman. Essays, "Of Adversity" 11597-1625)....
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