The Quest of Happiness: A Study of Victory Over Life's Troubles

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Macmillan, 1902 - 549 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 366 - Well! he may not count it, and a kind Heaven may not count it; but it is being counted none the less. Down among his...
الصفحة 489 - Let knowledge grow from more to more, But more of reverence in us dwell; That mind and soul, according well, May make one music as before, But vaster.
الصفحة 283 - Lastly : although there was no definite religious sentiment mingled with it, there was a continual perception of Sanctity in the whole of nature, from the slightest thing to the vastest ; — an instinctive awe, mixed with delight ; an indefinable thrill, such as we sometimes imagine to indicate the presence of a disembodied spirit.
الصفحة 202 - What is the real good?" I asked in musing mood, "Order," said the law court; "Knowledge," said the school; "Truth," said the wise man; "Pleasure," said the fool; "Love," said the maiden; "Beauty," said the page; "Freedom," said the dreamer; "Home," said the sage; "Fame," said the soldier; "Equity," the seer. Spake my heart full sadly "The answer is not here.
الصفحة 318 - THOU lingering star, with lessening ray, That lov'st to greet the early morn, Again thou usher'st in the day My Mary from my soul was torn. O Mary! dear departed shade! Where is thy place of blissful rest? See'st thou thy lover lowly laid? Hear'st thou the groans that rend his breast?
الصفحة 198 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
الصفحة 343 - God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble ; therefore will we not fear, though the earth be removed, and the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea, though the waters thereof roar, and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swellingthereof.
الصفحة 463 - There, in little pens of wood, from thirty to one hundred culprits were immured, their feet made fast to iron bars, and their necks chained to beams in the roof. The darkness was intense ; the caves reeked with filth ; vermin abounded ; water trickled from the roof and oozed from the sides of the caverns ; huge masses of earth were perpetually falling off.
الصفحة 466 - Inasmuch as ye have done it unto the least of these my little ones, ye have done it unto me!
الصفحة 318 - The best-laid schemes o' mice and men, Gang aft a-gley, And lea'e us nought but grief and pain, For promised joy. Still thou art blest, compared wi' me ! The present only, toucheth thee: But, oh ! I backward cast my ee, On prospects drear! And forward, though I canna see, I guess and fear.

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