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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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The Passionate Pilgrim, Or, Eros and Anteros

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1858 - 274 pages
...things incompatible. Lord Bacon, fallen from his honours, wrote indeed those exquisite phrases :—' Prosperity is the blessing of the Old ' Testament;...' carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence ' of God's favour. We see in needle-works and em' broideries, it is more pleasing to have...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 780 pages
...and softer. The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the change : " 8|/ evidences of God's favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1858
...PROSPERITY AND ADVERSITY. The virtue of prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...the blessing of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction^and the clearer revelation of God's favour. Yet even in the Old Testament, if you listen...
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The Dublin University Magazine A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LI ...

The Dublin University Magazine A Literary and Political Journal VOL.LI.January to June,1858 - 1858 - 780 pages
...virtue.' "And William felt much ashamed, remembering in part his dream. " 'Yes,' said Dame Elizabeth, 'prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New I' " ' Right, Bess, right ! anil it carrieth the greater benediction and the dearer revelation of God's...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 51

1858 - 798 pages
...virtue.' "And William felt much ashamed, remembering in part his dream. " 'Yes,' said Dame Elizabeth, 'prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New!' ' ' ' Eight, Bess, right ! and it carrieth the greater benediction and the dearer revelation of God's...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 51

1858 - 770 pages
...virtue. ' "And William felt much ashamed, remembering in part his dream. " 'Yes,' said Dame Elizabeth, 'prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New I' " ' Right, Bess, right ! and it carrieth the greater benediction and the dearer revelation of God's...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 780 pages
...of adversity is fortitude, which In morals Is the more hcrolcal virtue. Prosperity Is the blesulng of the Old Testament, Adversity is the blessing of the New, which earrieth the greater benediction, and the clearvi revelation of God'* tuvor. Yet even In the OU Testament,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859 - 618 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...heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old 'IVstament, adversity is the blessing of the New, which carricth the greater benediction, and the clearer...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 28

1859 - 596 pages
...such discipline being better to them than increase of goods or honour. " Prosperity," says Bacon, " is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New, which carrycth the greater benediction and the clearer evidence of God's favour." The great philosopher is...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...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 favour. Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear...
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