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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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Tales of the Peerage and the Peasantry, Band 1

Arabella Jane Sullivan - 1835
...emotion which overpowered them. CHAPTER XX. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed ; for prosperity doth...vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. Lord BACON'S Essuyt. MRS. MORGAN and Amy Evans expected that the controul which the unfortunate Countess...
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Tales of the Peerage and the Peasantry, Band 1

Arabella Jane Sullivan - 1835
...forget your promises !" CHAPTER XX. Certainly virtue is like precious odours — most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but advercity doth best discover virtue. Loiui BACON'S Essays. MRS. MORGAN and Amy Evans had expected that...
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Plebeians and patricians, by the author of 'Old maids'.

Plebeians - 1836
...private wrong. CHAPTER IV. POVERTY AND TEMPTATION. " Virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity doth...vice — but adversity doth best discover virtue." Bacon. SIR John Manford's mill, and Factory Hall were in course of rebuilding with all possible dispatch;...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Band 65

1837
...see inneedle-worksand 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, bul adversity doth best...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 356 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...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye." HOBBES'S THEORY OF LAUGHTER. Soon after I was called to the bar I happened to be in the criminal court...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...hurt ourselves and not our adversary. WALTER SCOTT. VIRTUE is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. BACON. OH ! what a tmrare m a vatmtm* Wife, Discreet and loving; not one gift on earth .Makes a man's...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...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 Southern literary messenger, Band 4

1838
...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...pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Band 4

1838
...of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.' It is by the ' Essays' that Bacon is best known to the multitude. The ЛГоккт Organum and the...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 Seiten
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. VI. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. Dissimulation is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom ; for it...
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