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" True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise : it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self; and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. "
Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors - Page 183
by John Timbs - 1829
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...difplayed, are able to fetch down the moft airy coquette from the wildeft of her flights and rambles. True HAPPINESS is of a retired nature, and an enemy, to pomp and noife ; it arifes, in the firit place, from the enjoyment of one's felf ; and in the next, from the...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820
...mind, in this uncertain and changing state. Change and alteration form the very essence of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. No person who has once yielded up the< government of his mind, and given loose rein to his desires...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Quotations, English - 1803 - 216 pages
...years, but with tears, he would say, how much have I to repent of, and how little time to do it in ! True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noises. It arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self; and in the next, from the...
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The Twin Sisters; Or, The Advantages of Religion

1807 - 208 pages
...rest with humble trust in THE ALMIGHTY, and thankful acknowledgement of His goodness. CHAPTER XI. " True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise." IN a few days, the last duties were paid to Mrs. Stanley ; and the whole family returned to town. Mrs....
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The British Essayists, Volume 6

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...displayed, are able to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy...fountains, fields and meadows : in short, it feels every tiiing it wants within itself, and receives no addition from multitudes of witnesses and spectators....
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...displayed, are able to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy...companions ; it loves shade and solitude, and naturally nauiii8SSKes ail(^ fountains, fields and meadows : inife<jpqj feels every thing it wants within itself,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...distress are often blessings in disguise. Change and alteration form the very essence of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. In order to acquire a capacity for happiness, it must be our first study to rectify inward disorders....
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Quotations, English - 1810 - 216 pages
...years, but with tears, he would say, how much have I to repent of, and how little time to do it in ! True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noises. It arises, in fhe first place, from the enjoyment of one's self ; and in the next, from the...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...alteration form the very essence of the world. Disappointments and distress are often blessings in disguise. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. In order to icquire. a capacity for happiness, it must be onr firsi stud' to rect'fv inward disorders....
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...distress are often blessings in disguise. Change and alteration form the very essence of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp nd noise. In order to acquire a capacity for happiness, it must be our first study to rectify inward...
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