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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.... "
Alwyn Morton: his school and schoolfellows - Page 12
by Alwyn Morton (fict.name.) - 1867
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. OF Simulation and 2Di00imulation. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy, or wisdom; for it asketh...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly, virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed ; for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue. OF SIMULATION AND DISSIMULATION. DISSIMULATION is but a faint kind of policy or wisdom ; for it asketh...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...the 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...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 Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...the 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...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 works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...the 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...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 - 1820 - 539 pages
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth...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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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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The retrospective review, Volume 3

1821
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...the heart by the pleasure of the eye. Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant where they are incensed or crushed : for prosperity doth...discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue." And when we read, in his essay on Goodness and Goodness of Nature, that " The parts and signs of goodness...
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