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" To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 414
1842
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The Christian Observer, Volume 31

Religion - 1832
...pleasures in domestic life. Emphatic truth commends the observation of a distinguished writer, ' It is at home, that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtues or his felicity.' And in his hours of relaxation, — his robes of office laid...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tertds, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...he feels, in privacy, to be useful incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home thai every man must be known, by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or feJicity;...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

1806
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tendsi and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. Every man must have found some whose lives',...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...every enterprise and labour tends, and of which every deģire prompts the prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another], Volume 1

1810
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all....must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and cmbroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must bfe known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and...
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Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity ; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

English essays - 1811
...to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familial-. To be happy at hoffle is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to...every enterprise and labour tends, and of which every tiesire prompts the prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by ihose who would...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts ih,: prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just...
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