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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. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page xxxix
by Francis Bacon - 1834
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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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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

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...Adversity to the Bea" titudes of the New, VOL. III. " prosperity is temper" ance, the virtue of ad" versity is fortitude, " which in morals is the " more heroical virtue. " Prosperity is the bless" ing of the Old Testa" ment, adversity is the " blessing of the New, c " which are both in "...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 254 pages
...thunder, but never the thunder without the lightning. The virtue of prosperity, is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude ; which in morals...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. —...
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A Solemn Warning Against Free-masonry: Addressed to the Young Men of the ...

Solomon Southwick - 1827 - 156 pages
...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 ..., Volume 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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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 5

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 809 pages
...carol blest. Shahipeare. The carol they began that hour, How that life was but a flower. H. VOL. V. Even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many hearse-like ain as comb. Bacon. They gladly thither hasto ; and, hv a choir Of squadroned angels, hear his t-nrnl...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 826 pages
...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 American National Preacher, Volumes 23-26

1849 - 1188 pages
...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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