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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. "
The British Prose Writers - Page 21
1821
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...so, that, in his seed, All nations shall be blest. Milton. î. The advantage conferred by blessing. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament :...benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. Бапп. j. Acknowledgments for blessings received ; thanks. Could he less expect Than glory and bénédiction,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of Prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...But to speak in a mean: the virtue of Prosperity is temperance; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - 1819
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq

Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 296 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, ' prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like...
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Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq

Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 296 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, ' prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Memoir of the Late John Bowdler, Esq: To which is Added Some Account of the ...

Thomas Bowdler - 1825 - 348 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, 1 prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. 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 Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...beatitudes of the New, which are both in reality greater, and carry a clearer revelation of the divine favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you will find more lamentable airs than triumphant ones." Lard Bacon. " But to speak in a mean, the virtue...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...PREFACE. " which are both in " Reality greater, and " carry a clearer Reve" lation of the Divine " Favour. Yet, even in " the Old Testament, if " you listen to David's " Harp, you'll find more " lamentable Airs, than " Triumphant ones." " which carrieth the " greater benediction,...
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