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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than s certain life, that hopee. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...to remedy them ? What sort of revenge is recommended? Explain the meaning of the italics. • 22. " Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasant to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground than to have a dark and melancholy work...
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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
...carols ; and the pencil of the Uoly Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity ie not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it ie more pleasing to have...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than ved pleasures free : To hear the lark begin his flight, And singing startle the dull comfort« and hopes. Л\*е see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 5

Protestantism - 1850
...carols; and the pencil of the Holy Spirit hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...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, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...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...upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of the pleasures of the heart by the pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volumes 5-6

1850
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Spirit hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of the pleasures of the heart by the pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...carols : and the pencil of the Holy Gho*i hath laboured more in describing the afflictions ol Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity in not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to bar;...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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...ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon * lightsome ground ; judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly...
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...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...fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comfort and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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