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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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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1898 - 317 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...fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comfort and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1888 - 743 pages
...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and dLtastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We...work upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of tt* pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly, virtue is like precious odon, me....
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1899 - 697 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...and adversity is not without comforts and hopes." In the essay on "Studies," which is one of the most compact and thoughtful of them all, we find the...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1899 - 325 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...fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comfort and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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Obiter Dicta of Bacon and Shakespeare on Manners, Mind, Morals

Francis Bacon, Mrs. Henry Pott - Conduct of life - 1900 - 303 pages
...the New, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. . . . Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes,...and adversity is not without comforts and hopes." — Ess. of Adversity. " Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, For wise men say it is the wisest course."...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 2

Literature - 1901
...carols ; and the pencil of thi> Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of J'b than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without...distastes ; and Adversity is not without comforts nl hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1901
...carols ; and the pencil of- the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than ive. ad . is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing...
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A College Manual of Rhetoric

Charles Sears Baldwin - English language - 1902 - 451 pages
...the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and 30 distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart by 35 the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed...
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A College Manual of Rhetoric

Charles Sears Baldwin - English language - 1902 - 451 pages
...the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and 30 distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart by 35 the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed...
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Bacon and Shakespeare Parallelisms

Edwin Reed - 1902 - 441 pages
...attract more eyes, Than that which hath no foil to set it off." 1 Henry IV., i. 2 (1598). From Bacon " We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more...dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground." — Essay of Adversity (1625). 338 WONDER, CHILD OF RARITT " Being seldom seen, I could not " Wonder...
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