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" I no sooner (saith he) come into the library, but I bolt the door to me, excluding lust, ambition, avarice, and all such vices, whose nurse is Idleness, the mother of Ignorance, and Melancholy herself, and in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many... "
The Literary world, conducted by J. Timbs - Page 216
edited by - 1839
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The anatomy of melancholy: what it is, with all the kinds, causes, symptomes ...

Robert Burton - 1800
...idlenesse the mother of Ignorance, and Melancholy herself, and in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pitty all our great ones, and rich men that know not this happinesse." I am not...
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The Director: A Weekly Literary Journal: Containing I. Essays, on ..., Volume 2

Thomas Frognall Dibdin, Frognall - Periodicals - 1807
...idleness, the mother of ignorance and melancholy herself; and in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pity all our great ones, and rich men, that know not this happiness/ THE preceding...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1821
...Idlenesse the mother of Ignorance, and Melancholy her self; and in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that 1 pitty all our great ones, and rich men, that know not this happinessc. I am not...
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The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior

Robert Burton - 1821
...Idlenesse the mother of Ignorance, and Melancholy her self; and, in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pitty all our great ones, and rich men, that know not this happinesse. I am not...
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1823 - 321 pages
...whose nurse is Idleness, the mother of Ignorance and Melancholy. In the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat with so lofty a spirit, and sweet content, that I pity all our great ones and rich men, that know not this happiness." Such is...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...whose nurse is Idleness, the mother of Ignorance and Melancholy. In the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat with so lofty a spirit, and sweet content, that I pity all our great ones and rich men, that know not this happiness." Such is...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy,: In which the Kinds, Causes, Consequences, and ...

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1824 - 339 pages
...Idleness, the mother of Ignorance, and Melancholy herself ; and, in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pity all those rich and great men who are unacquainted with this happiness."...
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines

Religion - 1827
...idleness, the mother of ignorance and melancholy herself ; and in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pity all our great ones and rich men, that know not this happiness.'* DR. RADCLIFFE....
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Ladies' Magazine and Literary Gazette, Volume 4

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - History - 1831
...is the mother of ignorance, and melancholy herself; and here, in the very lap of eternity, amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat with so lofty a spirit, and snch sweet .content, that I pity all our great ones aad rich men, that know not this happiness." ...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

History - 1832
...idleness, the mother of ignorance, and melancholy herself; and in the very lap of eternity amongst so many divine souls, I take my seat, with so lofty a spirit and sweet content, that I pity all our great ones and rich men, that know not this happiness." ESTIMATION...
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