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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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General principles of grammar

General principles - 1847 - 132 pages
...meaning, and applies equally to the singular and plural, as, " The virtue of prosperity is temperance, the virtue of adversity is fortitude, which in morals...benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour."* " If he * Bacon's Essays. be compassionate towards the afflictions of others, it shews that his heart...
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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 3

1847
...meaning, and applies equally to the singular and plural, as, " 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."* " If he be compassionate towards the afflictions of others, it shows that his heart is like...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: First period, from the earliest times to 1400

Robert Chambers - 1847 - 712 pages
...[Prosperity and Adversity.] The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. ives, when he his God can please. His bed of wool yields safe and quiet sleeps, preuter benediction and the clearer revelation of t.od'a favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if...
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The Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848 - 1188 pages
...the beauties of the New ; which are in reality greater, and carry a clearer reveliition 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 : and the pencil of the Holy Spirit hath more...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848 - 686 pages
...henceforth Лл-1Ыа. IDE Two BLESSINGS. — Prosperity is ™ blearing of the Old Testament; M'eraUy ij the blessing of the New, 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, yon will hear...
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The National Preacher, Volumes 23-24

1849 - 614 pages
...is to come, than a continual flow of success and selfgratification. 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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Memoir of the Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Anna Boardman: With a ...

John Frederick Schroeder - 1849 - 478 pages
...those heavenly graces that impart a sacredness to Christian sorrow. V. HER WIDOWHOOD AND OLD AGE. " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor." LORD BACON : Essay on Adversity. " Whom the Lord loveth, he chasteneth." FROM the mournful...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 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...the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessmg of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour....
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...[Prosperity and Adi-errity.] The virtue of prosperity is temperance ; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. th a modest smile, And calls them brothers, friends, and countrymen. Upon his royal face ther carricth the greater benediction and the clearer revelation of Uod's favour. Yet even in the Old Testament,...
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Memoir of the Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Anna Boardman: With a ...

John Frederick Schroeder - 1849 - 496 pages
...those heavenly graces that impart a sacredness to Christian sorrow. V. HER WIDOWHOOD AND OLD AGE. " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New, whieh carrieth the greater benedietion, and the clearer revelation of God's favor." LORD BACON : Essay...
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