Francis Bacon about virtue (“The Essays of Francis Bacon”, 1597) - Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
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Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
 Francis BaconThe Essays of Francis Bacon (1597). copy citation

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