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" Stoics), that the good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished; but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired. Bona rerum secundarum optabilia; adversarum mirabilia. Certainly if miracles be the command over nature, they appear... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 13
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...(after the manner of the Stoicks ; ) That the good Things which belong to PROSPERITY are to be Wijhed\ but the good Things that belong to ADVERSITY are to be Admired. Certainly, if that be rightly termed a Miracle, which is above Nature, the greateft Miracles appear...
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The Stranger; Or, the New Man of Feeling. [The Dedication Signed: J. C*********.

J. C********* - 1806 - 138 pages
...Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. The good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished ; but the good things which belong to adversity are to be admired. The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtueof...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...persons live the life of witches; who, as they are mischievous, so end they unfortunate. Of IT was an high speech of Seneca, (after the manner of the Stoics,)...that belong to adversity are to be admired: " Bona rertim secundarum optabilia, adversarurn mirabilia." Certainly, if miracles be the command over nature,...
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Halcyon Luminary, and Theological Repository: A Monthly Magazine ..., Volume 2

1813
...rendered independent of France for supplies of so important an article. COMPARISON. Seneca observes, that the good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished, but the good things belonging to adversity are to be admired; but prosperity is not without many tt-nrs, yod. adversity...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - 1814 - 139 pages
...It was an observation of Seneca, that " bona rerum secundarum sunt optabilia, adversarum mirabilia," the good things which belong to prosperity, are to...things that belong to adversity are to be admired. Queen Catherine, who was repudiated by Henry the Eighth, used to say, that " she would not willingly...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the life of witches ; who, as they are mischievous, so end they unfortunate. OF ADVERSITY. IT was an high speech of Seneca, (after the manner of the Stoics),...over nature, they appear most in adversity. It is yet a higher speech of his than the other, (much too high for a heathen), " It is true greatness to...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Miscellaneous writings in philosophy, morality ...

Francis Bacon - 1815
...live and die like witches : Their life is mischievous, and their end is unfortunate. 45. It was an high speech of Seneca, (after the manner of the Stoics,)...good things which belong to prosperity, are to be wish'd ; but the good things which belong to adversity, are to be admired. 46. He that cannot see well,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...persons live and die like witches : their life is mischievous, and their end is unfortunate. 45. It is an high speech of Seneca, after the manner of the Stoics,...prosperity, are to be wished ; but the good things which belong to adversity, are to be admired. 46. He that cannot see well, let him go softly. 47. If...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...persons live and die like witches : their life is mischievous, and their end is unfortunate. 45. It is an high speech of Seneca, after the manner of the Stoics,...prosperity, are to be wished ; but the good things which belong to adversity, are to be admired. 46. He that cannot see well, let him go softly. 47. If...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...the life of witches ; who, as they are mischievous, so end they unfortunate. V. OF ADVERSITY. IT was a high speech of Seneca (after the manner of the Stoics)...over nature, they appear most in adversity. It is yet a higher speech of his than the other (much too high for a heathen), " It is true greatness to...
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