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" so total and striking was the change which had taken place in my situation, that I could not but feel it very sensibly. I was more conscious of it than most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most... "
Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft - Page 108
by Thomas Holcroft - 1816 - 320 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 86, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1816
...former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular wretchedness. 1 had been exposed to every want, every weariness, and...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Intellectuals - 1830 - 427 pages
...most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 15

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830
...in turmoil, and often in singular wretchedncwi. I had been exposed to every want, every wearineiw, and every occasion of despondency, except that such poor sufferers become reconciled to, and almotit ingeiMible of, suffering; and boyhood and beggary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1840 - 562 pages
...most boys would hare been, and, therefore, not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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History of the British Turf: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 2

James Christie Whyte - Horse racing - 1840
...most boys would have been, and, therefore, not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how hard,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - 1845
...most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had most of it been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...to every want, every weariness, and every occasion ot despondency, except that such poor sufferers become reconciled to, and almost insensible of, suffering...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by ..., Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1847
...most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life, had, most of it, been spent in turmoil, and often in singular...almost insensible of, suffering ; and boyhood and beegary are fortunately not prone to despond. Happy had been the meal, where I had enough ; rich to...
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Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers

Shoemakers - 1849 - 340 pages
...than most boys would have been, and therefore not a little satisfied. The former part of my life had been spent in turmoil, and often in singular wretchedness....prone to despond. Happy had been the meal where I had enough ; rich to me was the rag that kept me warm ; and heavenly the pillow, no matter what, or how...
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