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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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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839 - 374 pages
...sun of pros* Bacon, in his Essay on Adversity, says,—The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity u the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the Mew, which carrieth the greater...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840 - 512 pages
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the change : ' Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favor. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1840
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the change : ' Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrielt) the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favor. Yet, even in the Old Testament,...
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The Monthly Miscellany, Volume 1 - Volume 2, Issue 2

Cazneau Palfrey - 1839 - 448 pages
...true to himself who does not find in his own soul the great principles of virtuous purpose. SELECTION. PROSPERITY is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...you listen to David's harp, you shall hear as many herse-like airs as carols ; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions...
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Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1843 - 520 pages
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1G25, will show the extent of the change : " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear...
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The Church

1864 - 706 pages
...happiness of human kind. — Edward Irving. THE BLESSING OP ADVERSITY. PROSPERITY is the blessing of the CM Testament ; adversity is the blessing of the New,...which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer révélation of God's favour. Yet, even ia the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - 1845 - 242 pages
...Adversity, where he says — " But to speak in a mean, the virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals...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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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 302 pages
...through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean. The virtue of Prosperity is Temperance; the virtue of Adversity is Fortitude, which in morals...Testament, if you listen to David's harp, you shall hear a> many hearse-like airs as carols. And the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more, in describing...
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Voices of the True-hearted ...

1846 - 308 pages
...through the waves of the world. But to speak in a mean. The virtue of Prosperity is Temperance; the virtue of Adversity is Fortitude, which in morals...of God's favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if yon listen to David's harp, you shall hear ai many hearse-like airs as carols. And the pencil of the...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1846 - 782 pages
...richer and softer. The following passage, fi^t published in 1625, will show the extent of the change: ilton, it is said, inherited what his predecessors...enlightened age; he received a finished education ; and evidences of God's favour. Vet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall...
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