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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, ...
An answer in words is delusive; it is really no answer to the questions you ask.
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 ...
Condemned to Hope's delusive mine,
As on we toil from day to day,
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Man is the yokel par excellence, the booby unmatchable, the king dupe of the cosmos. He is chronically and unescapably deceived, n ...
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