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" These diminutive observations seem to take away something from the dignity of writing, and therefore are never communicated but with hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consists not of a series... "
The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc - Page 6
by John Feltham - 1799
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 96, Part 2; Volume 140

1826 - 738 pages
...be remembered, that life consists not of p. series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments i the greater part of our time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of _daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in tbe procurement of petty pleasures ; and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 2; Volume 146

1829 - 738 pages
...that " life consists not in a series of illustrious actions ; the greater part of our time passes in a compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures ; and we are well or ill at ease, as the main...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

1832 - 524 pages
...notice. But — " it must be remembered, that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of our time...performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill at ease, as the main...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

1832 - 526 pages
...notice. But — " it must be remembered, that life congists not of a series -of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of our time...with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, ill the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volumes 4-5

1834 - 536 pages
...Professor of Mathematics in that University. LIFE consists not of a series of illustrious actions, the greater part of our time passes in compliance...performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of potty pleasures, and we are well or ill at case, as the main...
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The bride's book, selected from the works of eminent writers, by H.C. Caddick

Bride - 1835 - 134 pages
...be forgotten, that life consists not of n series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments, but the greater part of our time passes in compliance...removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of potty pleasures ; and we are well or ill at ease, as the stream of life glides on smoothly, or is ruffled...
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Marriage

Susan Ferrier - 1841 - 448 pages
...AUTHOR OF "THE INHERITANCE," AND "DESTINY," '* Life consists not of a series of illustrious actions ; the greater part of our time passes in compliance with necessities— in the performanceof daily duties — in the removal of small ineonveniencies — in the procurement of petty...
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Rambles in Sweden and Gottland: With Etchings by the Way-side

Robert Colton - 1847 - 410 pages
...hesitation. But, it must be remembered, that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions or elegant enjoyments, the greater part of our time passes...performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, or in the procurement of petty pleasures ; and we are well or ill at ease as the main...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 466 pages
...and colors still fewer than edifices. 647. Life consists, not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of our time...performance of daily duties, in the. removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures. 648. Though we seem grieved at the shortness...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 446 pages
...and colors still fewer than edifices. 647. Life consists, not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of our time passes in compliance with necessities, iu the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty...
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