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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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Gems of genius; or, Words of the wise: a collection of the most pointed ...

Andrew Steinmetz - 1838
...overcome, seldom extinguished,—Ib. 1164. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.—Ib. 1165. "When Nero perished by the justest doom Which ever the destroyer yet destroyed,...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 350 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 Seasons of Life; with an Introduction on the Creation, and Primeval ...

Mary ASHDOWNE - 1839 - 309 Seiten
...future state. Sublimely has Bacon observed, that " virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." . The days of our childhood have perhaps been the most faithful portion of our lives in the discharge...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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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Supplement to the Courant, Bände 20-23

1855
...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 eye. Certainly, virtue is like precio'us odors, more fragrant where they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Band 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...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 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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A good match, The heiress of Drosberg, and The cathedral chorister

Henrietta Georgiana Chatterton (M. lady.) - 1840
...see in needleworks aoid 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. BACON . EVERYTHING seemed now really prosperous. Laura found her mother much disappointed, it was true,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Band 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...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 Novum Organum and the De Augmentis...
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The Hand-book of Needlework

Miss Lambert (F.) - 1842 - 263 Seiten
...'' 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 a lightsome ground." BACON. HE reason for comprising the various subjects included in this chapter under one head, is, that...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Band 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843
...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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