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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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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 527 pages
...simple home where he enJoys With her who shares his pleasure and his heart Sweet converse. Cowper. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...enterprise and labour tends, and of which every desire prompte the prosecution. Johnson. Are you not surprised to find how independent of money peace of conscience...
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Mrs. Juliet, Volume 1

Margaret Hunt - 1892
...common lot, was made up of drizzle and dry weather, but innocence and worth dwelt in it.' CAELYLE. ' To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...the end to which every enterprise and labour tends.' DK. JOHNSON. GEORGE BRANSBY was an upright, straightforward, hard-working, and most painstaking medical...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopędia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - Quotations, English - 1894 - 579 pages
...The first sure symptom of a mind in health is rest of heart, and* pleasure felt at home. — Young. It is indeed at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate cither of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often...
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Steps in English: Book I-II, Book 2

John Morrow, Andrew Curtin McLean, Thomas Charles Blaisdell - English language - 1903 - 352 pages
...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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Steps in English: Book I-II, Book 2

John Morrow, Andrew Curtin McLean, Thomas Charles Blaisdell - English language - 1903 - 352 pages
...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
...he feels, in privacy, to be useful encumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...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 often...
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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, California. State Text-Book Committee - 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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