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" Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little do we need, For nature's calls are few ! In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. "
The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original Treatises on ... - Page 611
by John Wesley
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 18

English essays - 1749
...not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humble lot. Oar portion is not large indeed, But then how little do we need ? For nature's...more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifh with content, Whate'er kind Providence hath fent. Nor aim beyond our pow'rj For if...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little do we need, For Nature's...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little do we need, For Nature's...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has-fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A collection of poems: in six volumes

Robert Dodsley - Poetry - 1765
...your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humblerjot, IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little do we need ! For Nature's...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large indeed, ,i But then, how little do we need ! For Nature's calls...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may fuflice, . ,' And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...your flate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little do we need ! For Nature's...no more than may fuffice,] And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with Content Whate'er kind Providence has fent,Nor aim beyond our pow'r )...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...your ftate,. We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little do we need [ For nature's...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r;...
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 49

English essays - 1780
...not large, indeed, But ihfn how little do we need ? Fot Nature'' calls are few; In this the ait ot living lies, To want no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore reli/h with content Whate'er kind Providence has fcnt, Nor aim beyond ouļ* power ; For,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1782
...not your ftate; We look with pity en, the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed; But then how little do we need ! For Nature's...more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifii, with content, Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r ; For...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little do we need ! For Nature's...more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifli with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r; For if...
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