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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... "
Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance - Page 14
by Alfred Pownall - 1864 - 86 pages
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The Stranger; Or, the New Man of Feeling. [The Dedication Signed: J. C*********.

J. C********* - 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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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

1821
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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, Basil Montagu - 1825
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of -Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - English prose literature - 1825
...carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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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The Christian Visitant; Or, Religious Miscellany: Designed to ..., Volume 1

Christian life - 1827
...prevent our comprehending, nothing but wilful ertor can hinder us from embracing". — IHiss Mare. "Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are crushed. The virtue of prosperity is temperance,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...grows weary of examining, and is tempted to consider all as equally fallacious. — Johnson. LXIX. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solenm ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of...
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The Family monitor

1831
...carols. And the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the affliotion of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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 Young Man's Sunday Book: A Practical Exhibition of Doctrines, Duties ...

Christian life - 1835 - 320 pages
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not' without...and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We sec in needle-works and embroideries it is niore pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn...
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