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A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that, is the first step to contentment, since to diminish expectatio ...
True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It ...
The majority of persons choose their wives with as little prudence as they eat. They see a trull with nothing else to recommend he ...
Imagine that it is you yourself who are erecting the edifice of human destiny with the aim of making men happy in the end, of givi ...
It is the consequence of this institution that not a school- house, a public pew, a bridge, a pound, a mill-dam, hath been set up, ...
What I always hated and detested and cursed above all things was this contentment, this healthiness and comfort, this carefully pr ...
Labour and poverty, so abhorred by every one, are the certain lot of the far greater number: And those few privileged persons, who ...
Contentment even protects against colds. Has any woman who knew herself to be well dressed ever caught a cold?--I am assuming that ...
Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us,--the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to ...
She says, "But in contentment I still feel
The need of some imperishable bliss."
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