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When men consider the great pains, industry, and parts, that have, for so many ages, been laid out on the cultivation and advancem ...
Housework is a breeze. Cooking is a pleasant diversion. Putting up a retaining wall is a lark. But teaching is like climbing a mou ...
I nauseate walking; 'tis a country diversion; I loathe the country.
Public morning diversions were the last dissipating habit she obtained; but when that was accomplished, her time was squandered aw ...
[F]rom Saratoga [N.Y.] till we got back to Northampton [Mass.], was then mostly desert. Now it is what 34. years of free and good ...
In these great times which I knew when they were this small; which will become small again, provided they have time left for it .. ...
If our condition were truly happy, we would not need diversion from thinking of it in order to make ourselves happy.
The only thing which consoles for our miseries is diversion, and yet this is the greatest of our miseries. For it is this which pr ...
Without [diversion] we would be in a state of weariness, and this weariness would spur us on to seek a more solid means of escapin ...
Nothing is so insufferable to man as to be completely at rest, without passions, without business, without diversion, without stud ...
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