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" Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer revelation of God's favour. "
Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance - Page 14
by Alfred Pownall - 1864 - 86 pages
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...so, that, in his seed, All nations shall be blest. Milton. î. The advantage conferred by blessing. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament :...benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. Бапп. j. Acknowledgments for blessings received ; thanks. Could he less expect Than glory and bénédiction,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in moral is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the old Testament, adversity...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitnde, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...on Adversity, that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...on Adversity, that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse.like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...on Ad.versity, that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured ' more in describing the...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...on Adversity, .that " The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq

Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 296 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, ' prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like...
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