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" True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise : it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self; and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. "
The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII]. - Page 70
1803
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...and distress are often blessings in disChange and alteration form the very essence of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. NOTE. In the first chapter, the compiler has exhibited sentences in a great variety of construction,...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...displayed, are able to fetch down the moat airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True t phrase becomes improper for a poet or an orator,...use. For this reason the works of ancient authors, w lit next, from the friendship and conversation of > fev select companions : it loves shade and solitude,...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...displayed, are able to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles.. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...fountains, fields and meadows: in short, it feels everything it wants within itself, and receives no addition from multitudes of witnesses and spectators....
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...displayed, are able to fetch down the iriost airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...fountains, fields and meadows: in short, it feels everything it wants within itself, and receives no addition from multitudes of witnesses and spectators....
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Mémoires inédits de madame la comtesse de Genlis: pour servir à l ..., Volume 3

Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis - France - 1825
...porte grillée qui nous renfermoit, ces paroles d'Addison, tirées du Spectateur anglais : " True " happiness is of a retired nature and an enemy to " pomp and noise." M. de Schomberg venoit souvent me voir. Il m'amena d'Alembert, pour lequel je n'avois aucun penchant...
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Memoirs of the Countess de Genlis: Illustrative of the History of ..., Volume 2

Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis - France - 1825
...gold, over the grate which closed us in, these words of Addison, taken from the Spectator : " True happiness is of a retired nature and an enemy to pomp and noise." Monsieur de Schomberg came often to see me, and brought with him D'Alembert, to whom I had naturally...
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Mémoires inédits de Madame la comtesse de Genlis: sur le dix ..., Volume 3

Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis - France - 1825
...porte grillée qui nous renfermoit , ces paroles d' Adisson , tirées du Spectateur anglois : « True happiness is » of a retired nature and an enemy to pomp » and noise. » M. de Schomberg venoit souvent me voir. Il m'amena d'Alembert, pour lequel je n'avois aucun penchant...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...truth, form the basis/ of every virtue. Change and alteration form the very essense of the worid. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. In order to acquire a capacity for happiness, it must be our first study to rectify inward disorders....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 264 pages
...distress are often blessings in disguise. Change and alteration form the very essence of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature,, and an enemy to pomp and noise. In order to acquire a capacity for happiness, it must he our first study to rectify inward disorders....
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 304 pages
...distress are often blessings in disguise. Change and alteration form the very essense of the world. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. In order to acquire a capacity for happiness, it must be our first study to rectify inward disorders....
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