Yet, even in the Old Testament, if you listen to David's harp you shall hear as many hearselike airs as carols. And the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Memoir of the Life of John Bowdler, Esq - Sida 214efter Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 296 sidorObegränsad förhandsgranskning
- Om den här boken
Elliott M. Simon - 2007 - 614 sidor
...prosperity is temperance; the virtue of adversity is fortitude; which in morals is the more heroical virtue. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New; which carries the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor." "Essay V: Of Adversity,"...