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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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Courtship and Matrimony: With Other Sketches from Scenes and Experiences in ...

Robert Morris - Conduct of life - 1858 - 508 pages
...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 end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts prosecution. It is indeed at home that every man must...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861
...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...labour tends. and of which every desire prompts the execution. It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would have a just estimate...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...daughter, wife, or friend, The almost sacred joys of home depend. Hannah More. HOME— Happiness of. 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...
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Diamond Dust

Eliza Cook - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1865 - 192 pages
...wealth, but have lost, as they ran, those apples of gold, — the mind, and the power to enjoy it. 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...
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Friends Intelligencer: A Religious and Family Journal, Volume 24

1868
...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 end to which every enterprise and labor tend, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution. It is indeed at home that every man...
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Lady Bountiful's Legacy to Her Family and Friends: A Book of Practical ...

John Timbs - Cooking - 1868 - 375 pages
...enterprise and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts the execution. It is, indeed, at his home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate of virtue or felicity. Nevertheless, the happiness of home is not unbroken, since such a condition is...
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Willing hearts and ready hands; or, The labours and triumphs of earnest women

Joseph Johnson - 1869
...there may be happiness denied to the dweller in a palace. "To be happy at home," said Dr. Johnson, " is the ultimate result of all ambition; the end to...and of which every desire prompts the prosecution." Progress and civilization have been in the main the results of home influence ; the desire of public...
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The Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, Volumes 1-2

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1869
...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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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...qu'ils veulent paraitre, ils cherchent a paraitre ce qu'ils ne sont pas. La Rochefoucauld. HOME JOYS. 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...
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A Book of Golden Thoughts

Henry Attwell - Quotations - 1870 - 288 pages
...qu'ils veulent paraître, ils cherchent à paraître ce qu'ils ne sont pas. La Rochefoucauld. HOME JOYS. and labour tends, and of which every desire prompts...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 frequently...
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