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" Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity 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... "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Seite 12
von John Timbs - 1829
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The British Prose Writers, Band 1

1821
...see in needle-works 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 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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825
...see in needle works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 Seiten
...see in needle-works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Band 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Band 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...see in needle works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed : for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Band 8

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...see in needleworks and mbnideriei, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Bacon. Quality alone should only serve to make a shew in the embroidered part of the government j hut...
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The Family monitor

1831
...see in needle-works 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 upon...ground. Judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart hy the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are burned...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Band 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...Thomas Pope Blouut, 1649, Hollmcay, near London, Sir Wm. (Bishop) Dawes.1671, Lyons, near Braintree. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant...they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth but discover vice, but adversity doth but discover virtue. — Baton. ©oils of the Latht Church. St....
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 Seiten
...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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it asketh...
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The Young Man's Sunday Book: A Practical Exhibition of Doctrines, Duties ...

1835 - 320 Seiten
...sec in needle-works and embroideries it is niore pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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