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" We see in needle-works 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 upon a lightsome ground : judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye.... "
Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ... - Seite 12
von John Timbs - 1856
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...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...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The works of William Cowper, with a life of the author, by the editor R. Southey

William Cowper - 1851
...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...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye." What are these images of, viz., the " lively work ;" the " sad and solemn ground;" the "dark and melancholy...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Band 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more...ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon * lightsome ground ; judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...Prosperity is not without fears and distastes; and «dX versity is not/without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more pleasing to have lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852
...Prosperity is not without many fears and dislaMcs ; arid adversity is not without comforts and hopes. y in war, in science, and in the arts, which, in the...it should seem that they still looked up, with 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

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay - 1852
...adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries it is more pleasing lo have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 Seiten
...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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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review

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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Carruthers - 1853
...Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, it is more...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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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. to be cleansed every day by the hand. Also some steps...may call a bathing pool, it may admit much curiosity when they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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