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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:1937
AUTHOR:Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
QUOTATION:It was a high speech of Seneca (after the manner of the Stoics), that “The good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished, but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.”
ATTRIBUTION:Of Adversity.
 

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