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" I had been exposed to every want, every weariness, and every occasion of despondency, except that such poor sufferers become reconciled to, and almost insensible of suffering, and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been... "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 109
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 86, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1816
...suffering, and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...which I could lay my head to sleep. Now I was warmly cloathed, nay, gorgeously.forlwasproud of my new livery, and never suspected that there was disgrace...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 70

1816
...Newmarket — asitnation of comparative elegance and luxury. " Happy had been the meal where I had enough — rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...the pillow, no matter what, or how hard, on which 1 could lay my head to sleep. Now I was warmly clothed, nay gorgeously, for 1 was proud of ray new...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 15

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...; and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...that there was disgrace in it ; I fed voluptuously, not a prince on earth perhaps with half the appetite, and never-failing relish ; and instead of being...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Education - 1830
...; and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond, Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...that there was disgrace in it ; I fed voluptuously, not a prince on earth perhaps with half the appetite, and never-failing relish ; and instead of being...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...Happy had been the meal where I had enough; rich to me waii the rag that kept me warm; and heavenly tho pillow, no matter what, or how hard, on which I could lay my head to sleep. Now 1 was warmly clothed, nay gorgeously; for I was proud of my new livery, und never suspected that there...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1834
...; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what or how hard, on which I could lay my head to sleep. Now 1 was warmly clothed, nay, gorgeously ; for I was proud...that there was disgrace in it; I fed voluptuously ; not a prince on earth, perhaps, with half the appetite, and never-failing relish ; and, instead of...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 13

Englishmen - 1837
...Newmarket — a situation of comparative elegance and luxury. " Happy had been the meal where I had enough — rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...my new livery, and never suspected that there was any disgrace in it — I fared voluptuously, not a prince on earth, perhaps, with half the appetite...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1840 - 562 pages
...; and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...that there was disgrace in it ; I fed voluptuously ; not a prince on earth, perhaps, with half the appetite and never-failing relish ; and instead of...
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History of the British Turf: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

James Christie Whyte - Horse racing - 1840
...suffering, and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...I was proud of my new livery, and never suspected there was disgrace in it ; I fed voluptuously, not a prince on earth perhaps with half the appetite,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...; and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm...that there was disgrace in it ; I fed voluptuously, not a prince on earth perhaps with half the appetite, and never-failing relish ; and, instead of being...
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