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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
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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

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1911 - 127 pages
...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...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 often...
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The Boston Cooking School Magazine of Culinary Science and ..., Volume 18

Janet McKenzie Hill - Cookery - 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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A Criticism of Certain Values in the College Course of Home Economics

Elizabeth Crocker Jenkins - 1915 - 152 pages
...the art of entertaining their families. Just now there is an archaic flavor to Dr. Johnson's words; "To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition - the end to which every enterprise and labor tend." Here the well-to-do and educated classes must lead the way. A love of simple, wholesome...
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Meyer Brothers Druggist, Volume 22

Pharmaceutical industry - 1901
...Orleans applicant. We did not hear the case argued, but a lawyer familiar with Johnson might have said: "To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution." The Fourth of July Assessment.—...
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The Study of English

Douglas Gordon Crawford - English language - 1919 - 338 pages
...few to be chewed and digested. 8. It is an equal failing to trust everybody and to trust nobody. 9. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. Pick out the participles in the following...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...and inexperienced house. JEROME K. JEROME (1859-1927), Briiish author. They and I, ch. 11 (1909). 23 S; PHelps on GRIiF; MOURNING; WIDOWHOOD. BETRAYAL 1 either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Brian Friel, Philip Davis, Catherine Neal Parke, Howard David Weinbrot, Paul J. Korshin, Eithne Henson, Robert DeMaria, Robert Folkenflik, Clement Hawes, Fred Parker, Philip Smallwood, Michael Felix Suarez, John Wilshire, Thomas Keymer, Steven Lynn - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 266 pages
...chief part of their time in familiar and domestick scenes," and he makes the remarkable claim that "To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all...and of which every desire prompts the prosecution" (m, 360). In Rambler 39, Johnson recognizes the arbitrariness of conventional attitudes to marriage:...
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ConZentrate: Get Focused and Pay Attention--When Life Is Filled with ...

Sam Horn - Self-Help - 2001 - 368 pages
...be sure to take notes so you can stay focused." PART 6 Make Your Home Your Castle (Not Your Hassle) To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition. — Samuel Johnson WAY 18 Fun HOUSE Other people have analysis. I have Utah. — Robert Redford That...
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