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" 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 describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. "
Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson - Seite 314
von Henry Reed - 1867 - 387 Seiten
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 Seiten
...which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer Revelation of God's Favour. — Lord Bacon. After all, the most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth. For all...
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A Solemn Warning Against Free-masonry: Addressed to the Young Men of the ...

Solomon Southwick - 1827 - 140 Seiten
...thou chastenelh, O Lord; and teachelh hint eut of thy law. Ps. xccv. 12. Prosperity, says LORD BACON, is the blessing of the Old Testament adversity is the blessing of the N«w, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor : yet even...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Band 4

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...ua>i.ii> shall be blest. Could he less e:\pert . ' han gtor. and benediction, that is, thanVs? /.-. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God'» favour. . Bacon. Ridley observes, there is not the least mention of any saint whose name corresponds...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Band 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...coffin. 218 HER On all the lino a sudden rengeance wait*. And frequent herte* shall besiege your gates. Even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herselibc airs as carols. Bacon. The Grecians spitefully drew from the darts the corse, And herxd it,...
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The Family monitor

1831
...is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which, in morals, is the most heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...hear as many hearse-like airs, as carols. And the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the affliotion of Job than the felicities...
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The American National Preacher, Bände 23-26

1849
...come, than a~ continued flow of success and self-gratification-. Lord Bacon was right in saying, " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 Seiten
...is the blessing of the New, which cariieth ' the greater benediction, atfdthe clearer reve-/ lation of God's favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if...shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1833
...; but be of good cheer : I have overcome the world." — John xvi. 33. . "PROSPERITY," says Bacon, "is the blessing of the Old Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New ;" and a greater authority than Bacon tells us, " that whom the Lord loveth he chastiseth." These are...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...hear as many hearse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities...
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The Rule of Life: Or a Collection of Select Moral Sentences ...

Watson Adams - 1834 - 264 Seiten
...is temperance ; 'the virtue of adversity, is fortitude ; which in morals is the most heroic virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the new ; which carries a greater benediction, and a clearer revelation of God's favor. Lord Bacon. Though fortune...
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