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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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 205
edited by - 1829
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...the frail hark of the flesh through the waves of the world We see in needle-works and emhroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of the heart hy the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed...
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Voices of the True-hearted ...

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...comforts and hopes. We see in needle-workers and imbroiderers, it is more pleasing to have a lively woik upon a sad and solemn ground, than to have a dark...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like pre cious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for Prosperity...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...the frail bark of the flesh through the waves of the world We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, man to have a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground. Judge therefore of the pleasure of...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and bopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries, conquest, in one hand I bore her, And with the other Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they arc incensed or crushed : for prosperity...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopee. We see in needle-works and embroideries, east ; but it is most untrue, that it should have...pleasure in solitude, but out of a love and desire Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, moet fragrant where they arc incensed or crushed : for prosperity...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...adversity is 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 Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1848
...distastes ; and adversity ie not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it ie more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad and...solemn ground, than to have a dark and melancholy work npon a lightsome ground. Judge, therefore, of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of .the eye....
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1850
...distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needle-works and embroideries it is more pleasing to have a lively work upon a sad...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed; for prosperity...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, it is more pleasing to bar; a lively work upon a sad and solemn ground, than to...pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, piost fragrant when they are incensed or crushed 0)for prosperity...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...distastes ; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. We see in needleworks and embroideries, o pass, that envy worketh subtilly, and in the dark,...wheat. X. OF LOVE.« ! THE stage is more beholding to l pleasures of the heart by the pleasures of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most...
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