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" HAPPY the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in Summer yield him shade, In Winter... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ... - Page 347
by Alexander Pope - 1778
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Reading Rilke: Reflections on the Problems of Translation

William H. Gass - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 233 pages
The renowned essayist, philosopher, and novelist presents a close-up study and rendering of Rainer Maria Rilke's poetic masterpiece Duino Elegies as he reflects on the art of ...
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Poems of Solace and Remembrance

Paul Negri - Poetry - 2001 - 80 pages
...Grave! where is thy victory? O Death! where is thy sting? Ode on Solitude Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread. Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...and the humorous happenstance, from circumstance, happy, mayhap; mishap. Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air On his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire;...
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Being Consciousness Bliss: A Seeker's Guide

Astrid Fitzgerald - Religion - 2002 - 383 pages
...attaining to a higher self-possession. It shines for all. Ralph Waldo Emerson Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground.... Sound sleep by night; study and ease, Together mixed; sweet recreation; And innocence, which most does...
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Wisdom of the Ages

Wayne W. Dyer - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2009 - 288 pages
..."I have no fear of you for I am eternal and you can't touch me." SOLITUDE Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire; Whose trees in...
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Privacy: Concealing the Eighteenth-Century Self

Patricia Meyer Spacks - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 242 pages
...have written it at the age of twelve) is an "Ode on Solitude." It begins, Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground, and concludes, Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented let me dye; Steal from the world,...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...other. lam, dear Reader, Thy obliged Friend, R. SAUNDERS. The Country Man. Happy the Man whose Wish and Care A few paternal Acres bound, Content to breathe his native Air, In his own Ground. Whose Herds with Milk, whose Fields with Bread, Whose Flocks supply him with Attire, Whose Trees in...
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Benjamin Franklin Book of Recipes

Hilaire Dubourcq - Cooking - 2004 - 192 pages
...Franklin's own common sense philosophy regarding the cultivation of ones garden: Happy the Man whose wish and care A few paternal Acres bound Content to breathe his native Air In his own Ground Garden Salad '/., head of Boston lettuce ~ 1 cucumber ~ 2 carrots 2 tablespoons chopped mint leaves...
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History of Western Philosophy

Bertrand Russell - Philosophy - 1946 - 778 pages
...perfect exemplar of all that the romantic movement rebelled against, says: Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air On his own ground. The poor, in the imaginations of those who cultivated sensibility, always had a...
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Great Sayings and Quotations

Dr. A.N.P. Ummerkutty
...entitled to, and less than that no one shall have. - Theodore Roosevelt the man whose wish and care A paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. - Alexander Pope Optimism, Pessimism The impossible is often the untried - Jim Goodwin n optimist is...
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