Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when ...

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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. - Francis Bacon

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English philosopher and author, 1561 - 1626

Born:21st January, 1561
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Starsign: Aquarius

Author Keywords: Author, Philosopher, English

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