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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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - English essays - 1858 - 588 pages
...pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities1 of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and...is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad 3 and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : judge, therefore,...
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The Passionate Pilgrim: Or Eros and Anteros

Francis Turner Palgrave - Love - 1858 - 246 pages
...benediction and the clearer evidence ' of God's favour. We see in needle-works and em' broideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon ' a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melan' choly work upon a lightsome ground. Judge therefore ' of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 58

1858
...carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost has 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." All heathen religions, it has been often observed, have associated themselves with outward and material...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1858
...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity," he continued, with marked emphasis, ' is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.' " ' So in our needleworks and embroideries, Thomas, you see 'tis more pleasing to have a lively work...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 51

1858
...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity,' he continued, with marked emphasis, 'is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.' "'So in our needleworks and embroideries, Thomas, you see 'tis more pleasing to have a lively work...
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The Dublin University Magazine A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LI ...

The Dublin University Magazine A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LI.January to June,1858 - 1858
...our needleworks and embroideries, Thomas, you sec 'tis more pleasing to have a lively work upon a Bad and solemn ground than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground. Tie the same in the heart, love ; the same, surely ! The pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...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...melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : judge, therefore, ot' the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours,...
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The Precious Stones of the Heavenly Foundations

Augusta Browne - 1859 - 328 pages
...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distrusts; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see, in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasant to have a lively work upon a dark and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1860
...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. Wę see in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1861
...peneil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in deseribing the afflietions of Job than the felieities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without eomforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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