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" Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for Prosperity doth best discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue. "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 41
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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...Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue. (!M Simulation attlr &i00imulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...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...discover vice, but Adversity doth best discover virtue. <Df Simulation antt 29i00itnulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. VI. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom ; for it...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...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...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...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...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...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...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...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...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...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...a dark and melancholy work upon a lightsome ground : jndge, therefore of the pleasure of the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like...
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