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" Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see, in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work... "
The North British Review - Strona 11
1857
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comfort and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have a lively work...
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General Report on Public Instruction in the Bengal Presidency

1851
...meaning of the italics. 22. " Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adverrity it not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasant to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground than to have a dark and melancholy work...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852
...afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and dislaMcs ; arid adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see...of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the f ye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crashed ; for...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Tom 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1852 - Liczba stron: 744
...pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and...in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing lo have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - Liczba stron: 349
...Adverfity is not without Comforts and Hopes. We fee in Needleworks and Embroideries, it is more pleafing to have a lively Work, upon a Sad and Solemn Ground, than to have a dark and melancholy Work, upon alightfome Ground : Judge, therefore, of the Pleafure of the Heart, by the Pleafure of the Eye. Certainly,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - 1853
...pencil of the Holy Ghost hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and...solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy rk upon a lightsome ground ; judge therefore of the pleasure of the heurt by the pleasure of the eye....
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Tomy 13-14

1853
...taste of such cunning judges of pictorial effect as the father of English philosophy, who says, " as in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing...dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground, so we may judge the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye." So, for the mere picturesque,...
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Compitum: Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Księga 7

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1854
...present us with may even inspire for that reason the greater pleasure ; for, as a great author says, " We see in needleworks and embroideries it is more...a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground ;" or, as Hazlitt says in his charming essay upon Merry England, " I do not see how there can be high...
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Scenes in the Practice of a New York Surgeon, Tom 3

Edward H. Dixon - 1855 - Liczba stron: 407
...and distrusts, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-work and embroidery, it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work on a lightsome ground. " Certainly, virtue is like precious odors, the more precious when incensed...
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A Book for Spare Moments: The Urn and the Page

Harvey Buckland - 1856 - Liczba stron: 162
...pencil of the holy Spirit hath laboured more in describing the afflictions of Job than the felicities of Solomon. Prosperity is not without many fears and...upon a lightsome ground: judge, therefore, of the pleasures of the heart by the pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most...
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