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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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The Soul's welfare, Volumes 1-3

1850
...of terror amongst the members of his own family. Hence as Dr. Johnson very justly remarks, " it is at home, that every man 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 Beauties of Johnson: Choice Selections from His Works

Samuel Johnson - 1851 - 160 pages
...he feels, in privacy, (o 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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The Parlour magazine of the literature of all nations, Volume 1

1851
...which he feels in privacy to be useless incumbrances, 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 labour tends and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. It...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 pages
...he feels, in privacy, to be useless incumbrances, and to lose all effect when they become familiar. To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to which every enterprize and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home...
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The National Magazine, Volume 1

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1852
...Convolvulácea, 4 " Ranunculáceas, . . 4 " Papaveráceas, . . 2 " " Campanuláceas, . . 1 " " To BE HAPPV 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. — Johnson. THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE....
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The Beauties of Johnson: Choice Selections from His Works

Samuel Johnson - 1853 - 160 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...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...that he is indeed, if not to the world, yet to his own conscience and to God. — Philip. G* HOME. — 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 ; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is...
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Woman

Charles Delucena Meigs - 1854 - 672 pages
...he may live, but that he may live like a Christian, and like a Gentleman. Dr. Johnson says, that " 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." " Blest as the immortal Gods is he,...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...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...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...
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Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Cookery - 1857 - 721 pages
...give cheerfulness to those hours which splendor cannot gild, and acclamation cannot exhilarate. 4035. To be happy a,t 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. 4036. It is indeed, at home that every...
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