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" 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 212
efter Thomas Bowdler - 1824 - 296 sidor
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Bacon and Shakespeare: An Inquiry Touching Players, Playhouses, and ...

William Henry Smith (of Harley) - 1857 - 166 sidor
...contend." The following passage, first published in 1625, will show the extent of the change : — " Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament ;...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 will hear...
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Pencilled Passages

1857 - 224 sidor
...may be a giant among dwarfs, and yet only a dwarf among giants. PROSPERITY AND ADVERSITY. PKOSPERITY is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is...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...
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The Harvard Classics, Volym 3

1909
...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...airs as carols; and the pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job that the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not...
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Shakspere Weighed in an Even Balance

Alfred Pownall - 1864 - 86 sidor
...And, with an accent tun'd in selfsame key, Returns to chiding fortune.—Troilus and Cressida, i. 3. Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity...greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favour. 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 Twentieth Century

1878
...enemy or unfriendly ally. ' Prosperity,' says &con, 'was the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity the blessing of the New, which carrieth the greater benediction and the clearer Delation of God's favour.' The experience of the Order of St. John affords abundant confirmation of...
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The Apocalypse of John

Sean P. Kealy - 1987 - 260 sidor
...prescriptions for happiness, than in any other sayings. The provocative statement of Francis Bacon that, while prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament adversity is the blessing of the New, is a convenient summary of the newness of Jesus' approach and his radical demands. In his classical...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1989 - 343 sidor
...is the denomination of the New. Benjamin Whichcote (1609-1683) Provost of King's College, Cambridge Prosperity is the Blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) English philosopher, essayist It gives me a deep, comforting sense that "things...
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All the Promises of the Bible

Herbert Lockyer - 1990 - 352 sidor
..."He had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not." Luke 7:13 Bacon writing on adversity says, "Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament;...the New, which carrieth the greater benediction." But both sections of Scripture reveal a mixture of prosperity and adversity, with promises attached...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 sidor
...BACON (1561- 1 626), English philosopher, essayist. statesman. Essays, "Of Adversity" 11597-1625). 2 iter. Perseus in the Wind, ch. 17(1948). 3 FRANCIS BACON (1S6I -1626). English philosopher, essayist, statesman. Essays. 'Of Adversity" {1 597-1...
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Eschatologische Identität: eine Untersuchung über das Verhältnis von ...

Heiko Schulz - 1994 - 624 sidor
...oder Interessen" (ebd., 289). 4. Kapitel: Transsubstantiation des Leidens. Ein Exkurs zur Theodizee Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament, adversity is the blessing of the New. Francis Bacon Jedes Böse ist ein Übel, aber nicht jedes Übel böse - zumindest wenn man der Leibnizschen...
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