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" Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and ad.versity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ... - Page 17
by Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
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The Stranger: Or, The New Man of Feeling

1806 - 138 pages
...faint idea how we appropriated the long summer day, and the winter's contracted one. THE SAGE EDNOR. " 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...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes;...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821
...Holy Ghost hath laboured ' more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : jndge, therefore of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon . sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground ; judge therefore...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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