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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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A Commentary, Critical and Explanatory, on the Old and New Testaments, Volume 1

Robert Jamieson, Andrew Robert Fausset, David Brown - Bible - 1875
...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." This solution of Ellhu is seconded by the addresses of God, in which It Is shown God must be Just (because...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 1

James Comper Gray - 1876
...Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distaste ; and adversity is not without comfortand hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it...ground than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightson> ground : judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart by tlupleasure of the eye.* 9 —...
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Shakespeare and the Bible: To which is Added Prayers on the Stage, Proper ...

James Rees - Bible and literature - 1876 - 188 pages
...barn." Bacon. " He that ears my land spares my team, And gives me leave to inn my crop." Shakespeare. " It is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground." Bacon. " Bright metals on a sullen ground Will show more goodly, and attract more eyes, Than that which...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the 30 afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...Adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needlejrorks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 2

James Comper Gray - 1877
...Holy Ghost hath laboured more in | describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon, i Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and I embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad j and solemn ground than to have...
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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - English language - 1878 - 472 pages
...of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer revelation of God's favour. . . . Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes...is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad [sedate] and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground ; judge...
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The essays, i-(lviii) or, Counsels civil and moral of Francis lord ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1878
...fortitude, which in niorals is the more heroical virtue. in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively M work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground:...
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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored 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 iu needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground,...
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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott. Text only, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1879
...; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the 3= afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than 35 to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground. Judge, therefore, of the pleasure of...
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The Essays (I-LVIII) Or, Counsels Civil and Moral of Francis, Lord Verulam ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1879 - 347 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...embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively 14 work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground:...
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