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" Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head. "
Waverley Novels - Page 336
by Walter Scott - 1887
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The Anti-Jacobin, Or, Weekly Examiner, Volume 2

Europe - 1803
...fabrications," and " paragraphs of a libellous tendency." Sweet are the uses of Adversity, Which, like a Toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head! MISTAKES. " The French have just published " La Chromyut du Mai. or Pa" triotic Observations on the...
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The Captive Muse: A Collection of Fugitive Poems

Thomas Dutton - English poetry - 1814 - 128 pages
...to rule, And BITCHE to JOHNSTON prove a wholesome school ! • " Sweet are the uses of Adversity : Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head." SHAKSPEARE. elegiac ON THE DEATH OF Joseph Marshall $ William TWO BRITISH SEA.MEM, INHUMANLY BUTCHERED,...
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Comforts of Old Age

Sir Thomas Bernard - Old age - 1820 - 264 pages
...enjoy the costly ornament, which our dramatic poet has ascribed to the terrific goddess, Adversity; " Which like the toad, ugly and venomous, " Bears yet a precious jewel in its head." But, that youthful and resistless charms should be incumbered by armour so unnecessary, I cannot agree....
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1854
...of greater sin in Marius. But this was the darkest hour. The day was breaking. Affliction, " Like a toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head." Sickness touched the youth. A cough which proved extremely obstinate followed him through the winter....
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Nature - 1823
...comfort of their hearts, than those, who sit on velvet cushions. —— Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head. 1 HI. Misfortunes never assume so difficult a character, as in their perspective: anticipation, like...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 4

Charles Bucke - 1823
...their hearts, than those, who sit on velvet cushions. — — — Sweet are the uses of adversity; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its head.1 I f III. Misfortunes never assume so difficult a character, as in their perspective : anticipation,...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 22

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...mought 1 we, And loathing paddocks lording on the same. iycitser. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in its bead. Sltakspeare. In the great plague there were seen, in divers ditches about London, many toads...
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The history of Thucydides, newly tr. and illustr. with annotations ..., Volume 1

Thucydides - 1829
...himself for commemorating exploits in which he could have no share. " Sweet are the uses of adversity ; Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in his head." On his banishment he retired to Scaptesyle, the property of his wife*, and thus dedicated...
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History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides - Greece - 1831 - 344 pages
...souls are congenial ; their thoughts are always of a similar cast. Sweet are the uses of adversity, Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet a precious jewel in his head. Shakspeare hath thus expressed what Thucydides, as it is highly probable, must hare thought....
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Count Robert of Paris and Castle Dangerous

Sir Walter Scott - Covenanters - 1832 - 330 pages
...and his accomplished daughter departed accordingly. L CHAPTER IV. Sweet are the uses of adversity, 'Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous, Bears yet...head. As You Like It. FROM a terraced roof of the Blacqiiemal palace, accessible by a sash-door, which opened from the bedchamber of Ursel, there was...
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