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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.... "
The Ladies' Companion - Σελίδα 96
1835
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...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...like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed : for Prosperity doth best discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue....

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...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...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...

The North British Review, Τόμοι 26-27

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The North British review, Τόμος 27

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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...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 a lightfome Ground : Judge, therefore, of the Pleafure of the Heart, by the Pleafure of the Eye. Certainly,...

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