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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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The pocket lacon: comprising nearly one thousand extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...aside the ornamenU 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 of his virtue, or felicity; for...
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Portfolio of an Artist

American literature - 1839 - 263 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 of his virtue or felicity ; for...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volume 11

1839
...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 is the ultimate result of all ambition, the cud to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts tho prosecution. It...
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The Ladies' Companion, Volumes 11-12

1839
...ornaments or disguise» whirl) ho feels, in privacy, to bo úseles« encumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, tho end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts tho prosecution....
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 735 pages
...him in England to sadden its hopes, and check its buoyancy. " To be happy at home," says Johnson, " is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tends." But Lord Byron had no home, — at least none that deserved this endearing name. A fond family circle,...
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The Young Husband's Book: A Manual of the Duties, Moral, Religious, and ...

Husbands - 1839 - 288 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 is the ultimate resnlt of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labour tends, and of which every desire...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To bo happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and lahour tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. It is, indeed, at home that every...
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Irish Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1841
...aside the ornaments or disguises which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, 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 of his virtue or felioity ; for...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 40

1842
...philosophers to teach him, kings to mount guard over him, — to the length of sixpence. — T. Carlyle. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate of his virtue or felicity ; for...
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