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" Shall I, who even in the morning of my days sought the lowly and sequestered paths of life, the valley and not the mountain, shall I, now my evening is fast approaching, hold myself up as an object for fortune and for fame... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 104
1839
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Sketches of eminent medical men

Sketches - 1799
...him to leave Gloucestershire. " Shall I," he writes in reply, " who, even in the morning of my days, sought the lowly and sequestered paths of life, the...hold myself up as an object for fortune and for fame ? Admitting it as a certainty that I obtain both,- what stock shall I add to my little fund of happiness...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...be the result of your practice." " Shall I," replied Jenner. " who, even in the morning of my days, sought the lowly and sequestered paths of life, the...hold myself up as an object for fortune and for fame .' Admitting it as a certainty, that I obtain both, what stock should I add to my little fund of happiness...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1833
...is selected : " Shall I, who, even in the morning of my days, sought the lowly and sequestered patbs of life, — the valley, and not the mountain ; —...hold myself up as an object for fortune and for fame .' Admitting it as a certainty, that I obtain both, what stock should I add to my little fund of happiness?...
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The Georgian Era: Military and naval commanders. Judges and barristers ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1833 - 588 pages
...recommendation, the following passage is selected : " Shall I, who, even in the morning of my days, sought the lowly and sequestered paths of life, —...mountain; — shall I, now my evening is fast approaching, bold mysrif upas an object for fortune and for fame T Admitting it as a certainty, that I obtain both,...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1861
...and not ambition, actuated all his labours, and he clung with affection to hia native town, loving the lowly and sequestered paths of life — the valley, and not the mountains : with wishes easily satisfied, he did not wish to hold himself up as an object for fortune...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long].

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...1798 published his first memoir, 'An Enquiry into the Causes and Effects of the Variola? Vaccinae.' It excited the greatest interest, for the evidence...and not the mountain — shall I, now my evening is last approaching, hold myself up as an object for fortune and for fame ? My fortune, with what flows...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...London signed a declaration of their entire confidence in it. An attempt was then made to deprive Jcnner of the merit of his discovery, but it signally failed,...gratify my wishes.' Till the last day of his life, which terrmnaled suddenly in 1823, he was occupied in the most anxious labours to diffuse the advantages...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 13

1839
...benevolence, rather than ambition, had been the motive which actuated all his labours. ' Shall I,' lie says in a letter to a friend, 'who, even in the morning...last day of his life, which terminated suddenly in J823, he was occupied in the most anxious labours to diffuse the advantages of his discovery both at...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...friend, ' who, even in the morning of my life, sought the lowly and sequestered paths of life, the Talley and not the mountain — shall I, now my evening is...was occupied in the most anxious labours to diffuse the advantages of his discovery both at home and abroad ; and he had the satisfaction of knowing that...
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Lives of Benefactors

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 320 pages
...benevolence, rather than ambition, had been the | motive which actuated his labors. " Shall I," said he in a letter to a friend, "who, even in the morning...last day of his life, which terminated suddenly in 1S23, he was occupied in the most anxious labors to diffuse the advantages of his discovery both at...
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