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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 Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848
...pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work npon a lightsome ground. Judge, therefore, of the pleasure...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, bnt adversity doth best discover virtue....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn breathes the spring, Zephyr with Aurora playing, As...blown-roses wash M in dew, Fill'd her with tliee [Friendship.] It bad been hard for him that spake it, to have put more truth and untruth together in...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 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 Western Quarterly Review

1849
...with delight. Lord Bacon compared virtue, or true manliness, to precious odors, "most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." Here is a high truth, — but Jesus came, in the circumstances of his birth, in the toils and deprivations...
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Republican Christianity: Or, True Liberty, as Exhibited in the Life ...

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1849 - 422 Seiten
...with delight. Lord Bacon compared virtue, or true manliness, to precious odors, " most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." Here is a high truth ; but Jesus came, in the circumstances of his birth, in the toils and deprivations...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1850
...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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Works, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to bar; a lively work upon a sad and solemn is bellows ; but Mr. Mason said to his pupil, " I...fire in my chamber, he shall as long as he will." 4 piost fragrant when they are incensed or crushed 0)for prosperity doth bes.t discover vice, but adversity...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ate ye< I feel my heart new open'd. O, how wretched...favours ! There is, betwixt that smile we would aspire C*rtainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity...
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The Christian Treasury, Band 5

1850
...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 a lightsome ground : judge, therefore, of the pleasures of the heart by tlie pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours— most...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Band 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn prejudice of good tilings, such as is the wheat. X. OF LOVE.« ! THE stage is more beholding to l pleasures of the heart by the pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most...
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