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But granted a prince who has established himself as above, who can command, and is a man of courage, undismayed in adversity, who does not fail in other qualifications, and who, by his resolution and energy, keeps the whole people encouraged--such a one will never find himself deceived in them, and it will be shown that he has laid his foundations well.
Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New; which carrieth the greater benediction, and the clearer revelation of God's favor.
The company he belonged to left town in the adversity habitual with them.
I had been seasoned by adversity, and tutored by experience, and I longed to redeem my lost honour in the eyes of those whose opinion was more than that of all the world to me.
Was this a sign that the days of her adversity were at an end?
We must make friends in prosperity if we would have their help in adversity.
those most accustomed to the mischance of falling into adversity, and
He is drawn as ready to teach, and ready to obey: as simple in affluence, and majestic in adversity.
After what I have confessed, you will admit that my poor little sister in adversity had the first claim on me.
But Caroline Beaufort possessed a mind of an uncommon mould, and her courage rose to support her in her adversity.
has learnt Perseverance in the School of Adversity.
In the days of her prosperity, Marian, I was only the teacher who guided her hand--I ask for it, in her adversity, as the hand of my wife