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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. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as... "
Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 142
1821
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in decribing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in descrihing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears...
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath...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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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without fears and distastes; and dX versity is not/without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, yon shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost...than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not w ithout many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works...
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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

Education - 1851
...meaning of the italics. 22. " Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adverrity it not without comforts and hopes. 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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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1852 - 744 pages
...Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols; and th pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing...in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing lo have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

English essays - 1852
...favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath...Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and dislaMcs ; arid adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries...
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Scenes in the Practice of a New York Surgeon, Volume 3

Edward H. Dixon - Medicine - 1855 - 407 pages
...David, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the...Solomon." Prosperity is not without many fears and distrusts, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-work and embroidery, it...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 411 pages
...David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like airs as carols : and the pencils of the Holy Ghost have laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. "f The moral use of tragic poetry consists then in such employment of poetic truth that the poet's...
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