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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... "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 12
by John Timbs - 1829
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. OF Simulation and 2Di00imulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom; for it asketh...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it asketh...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...see in needle-works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed : for Prosperity doth best discover vice, but Adversity doth best...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...see in needle-works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed : for Prosperity doth best discover vice, but Adversity doth best...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...see in needle-works 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 upon...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon, Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...see in needle-works 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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. VI. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom; for it...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821
...see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon . sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1821
...see in needle-works 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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...see in needle-works 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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1821
...see in needle-works 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 upon...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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