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" The law of nature is, that a certain quantity of work is necessary to produce a certain quantity of good, of any kind whatever. If you want knowledge, you must toil for it; if food, you must toil for it; and if pleasure, you must toil for it. "
John Ruskin: A Study - Page 80
by Robert Percival Downes - 1890 - 119 pages
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1872
...right when he says : " The law of nature is, that a certain quantity of work On getting Work done. 427 is necessary to produce a certain quantity of good...you must toil for it ; if food, you must toil for it ; if pleasure, you must toil for it." This law of nature is no favourite of ours. We are like the cat...
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The Guardian, Volumes 32-33

Conduct of life - 1881
...are in God's house; the host, not the guest, is responsible for the housekeeping. — A. MacLaren. IF you want knowledge, you must toil for it ; if food...toil for it ; and if pleasure you must toil for it. Toil is the law. Pleasure comes through toil, and not by self-indulgence and indolence. When one gets...
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Every-day Subjects in Sunday Sermons

Robert Laird Collier - Sermons, American - 1872 - 232 pages
...healthful nor so useful, so strong nor so patient, so noble nor so untempted." John Ruskin says, " The law of nature is, that a certain quantity of work...toil for it ; and if pleasure, you must toil for it." " That, like an emmet, them must ever toil Is the sad sentence of an ancient date. And certes there...
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The Biblical Museum: A Collection of Notes Explanatory, Homilectic, and ...

James Comper Gray - Bible - 1872
...his money ."-Seneca. / С. Simeon, М.A. "The law of Nature is, that a certain quantity of work ia necessary to produce a certain quantity of good of...for it; and, if pleasure, you must toil for it.'' —Austxn. catching with guile a 2 Co. vii. 2 ; i. 12; Ma. v.11. 6 2 Co. viii.6, 18. " This passage...
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The biblical museum, Volume 5

James Comper Gray - 1873
...great surprise, they saw a black army of Sepoys, with field-pieces in front, and cavalry, all ready must toil for it ; and if pleasure, you must toil for it." — Ruskin. ministers of wrath a Be. xi. 19. b Wordsworth, с Ex. xxxix. 1, 2, 5; xliv. 15, 17. " Heaven...
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The Cleveland Health Journal: A Monthly, Devoted to Mental ..., Volume 1

1877 - 160 pages
...is the most miserable of all God's creatures; a contradiction to nature, where nothing is at rest. The law of nature is, that a certain quantity of work...toil for it; and, if pleasure, you must toil for it. From the particle of dust at our feet to man, the last stroke of God's handiwork, all bear the impress...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 28

Church work with the poor - 1878
...of man. It is nature's universal law, and must be obligatory alike on all. Buskin wisely observes : "The law of nature is, that a certain quantity of...toil for it ; and if pleasure, you must toil for it." Work, therefore, is a blessing. It is healthy and beneficial. Activity is essential to happiness. Our...
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The Detroit Lancet, Volume 2

Leartus Connor, Henry Alexander Cleland - Medicine - 1879
...capacity, rather than mere amount of information, should be tested at cross-examination. Ruskin says: "If you want knowledge, you must toil for it; if food,...toil for it; and if pleasure, you must toil for it." He who has learned to love to work leads a happy life. The Southern Medical Record states that a new...
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The Contributor: Representing the Young Men's and Young Ladies ..., Volume 2

1881
...know them take them at first for natural fools. — Chesterfield. Small talk — a baby's prattle. If you want knowledge, you must toil for it; if food,...toil for it; and, if pleasure, you must toil for it. Toil is the law. Pleasure comes through toil, and not by self-indulgence and indolence. When a man...
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the latter day saints

- 1881
...things we would do if they were different. Those who would do much elsewhere accomplish little anywhere. If you want knowledge, you must toil for it ; if food,...toil for it; and, if pleasure, you must toil for it. Toil is the law. Pleasure comee through toil, and not by self-indulgence and indolence. When a man...
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