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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 Selector, or Cornish magazine [afterw.] The Cornish magazine - Page 143
1826
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Steps in English, Book 2

John Morrow, Andrew Curtin McLean, Thomas Charles Blaisdell - English language - 1903
...Thomas Wilson. 10. At the workingman's house, hunger looks in but dares not enter. — Franklin. 11. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition. — Johnson. 12. These wintry nights, against my window pane. Nature, with busy pencil, draws designs...
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The Value of Cheerfulness

Mary Minerva Barrows - Cheerfulness - 1904 - 194 pages
...aside the ornaments or disguises which he feels, in privacy, to be useful encumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home...desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home that every man must be known, by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity;...
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Ideal and real: the students' calendar ... an introduction

Lorin Gurney Sampson Farr - Conduct of life - 1904 - 199 pages
...nourished in the bosom of the secure and well-ordered household. THE LOGOS OF DR. JOHNSON ON HOME. — To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and to which every desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home that every man...
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English Lessons, Book 2

John Morrow, Andrew Curtin McLean - English language - 1906
...Thomas Wilson. Io. At the workingman's house, hunger looks in but dares not enter. — Franklin. n. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition. — Johnson. 12. These wintry nights, against my window pane. Nature, with busy pencil, draws designs...
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Essays and Addresses

Richard Claverhouse Jebb - Classical philology - 1907 - 648 pages
...is in home-life that Johnson places the true centre of happiness. "To be happy at home," he says, " is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to...and of which every desire prompts the prosecution." Johnson was an expert in that very difficult part of life, the management of one's own mind. He knew,...
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Report: Containing the Proceedings of the Annual Session ..., Volume 42

Iowa State Horticultural Society - Fruit-culture - 1908
...Flowers, music and songbooks, plenty of pure simple religion makes this home a place of purity and peace. To be happy at home, is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to which every enterprise and labor tends. It is indeed, at home where every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate,...
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Adventures in Home-making

Robert Shackleton, Elizabeth Shackleton - Architecture, Domestic - 1910 - 342 pages
...with that phraseological formality which was never sufficient to conceal the wisdom of his thought; "to be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to which every enterprise and labor tend, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution;" and to be happy at home ought to be...
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Life of Samuel Johnson

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1911 - 127 pages
...aside the ornaments or disguises, which he feels in privacy to be useless encumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home...desire prompts the prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity;...
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The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and ..., Volume 18

Janet McKenzie Hill - Architecture, Domestic - 1914
...and at door Knocks the wild winter storm. Essentials of Happy Homemaking By Eleanor Robbins Wilson To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. — JOHNSON. WHO ever saw a newly-married pair and did not feel that they had securely corralled Cupid...
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Seaborn Anderson Roddenbery, Late a Senator from Georgia: Memorial Addresses ...

1914 - 108 pages
...find a resting place When, bearing blessings, they descend to earth. Rare Ben Jonson said that — To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to which every enterprise and labor tend, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. Such happiness my friend enjoyed. His...
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