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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. "
The British Prose Writers - Page 19
1821
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805 - 954 pages
...so, that, in his seed, All nations shall be blest. Milton. î. The advantage conferred by blessing. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament :...benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. Бапп. j. Acknowledgments for blessings received ; thanks. Could he less expect Than glory and bénédiction,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 312 pages
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of Prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...But to speak in a mean: the virtue of Prosperity is temperance; the virtue of Adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819 - 580 pages
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq

Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 342 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, ' prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...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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Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq

Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 336 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, ' prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 668 pages
...to speak in a mean : the virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity...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...
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Memoir of the Late John Bowdler, Esq: To which is Added Some Account of the ...

Thomas Bowdler - 1825 - 364 pages
...made visible for his blessing and our own. " In conclusion, to use the words of a celebrated writer, 1 prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...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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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...beatitudes of the New, which are both in reality greater, and carry a clearer revelation of the divine favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you will find more lamentable airs than triumphant ones." Lard Bacon. " But to speak in a mean, the virtue...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825 - 550 pages
...PREFACE. " which are both in " Reality greater, and " carry a clearer Reve" lation of the Divine " Favour. Yet, even in " the Old Testament, if " you listen to David's " Harp, you'll find more " lamentable Airs, than " Triumphant ones." " which carrieth the " greater benediction,...
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