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" Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then how little do we need ! For nature's calls are few : In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. "
A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes - Страница 277
1765
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The Loves and Heroines of the Poets

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1861 - 480 страници
...forgot : Monarchs, we euvy not your state, We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We 'l1 therefore relish with content, Whate'er kind Providence has...

Choice Poems and Lyrics

Choice poems - 1862 - 317 страници
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your state, We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed, But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relish with content, Whate'er kind Providence has...

Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...Profession. Literature is a groat staff, but a sorry crutch. Sir Walter Scott. LIVING-Art of. ' >ur portion is not large, indeed, But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. CoKon. LIVING— in what it Consists. In my opinion, ho only may...

Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 страници
...forgot : Monarchs, we envy not your state : We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. Our portion is not large indeed ; But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We!ll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...

Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Том 2; Том 56

Life-lights - 1864
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your state, We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We 'll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...

Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...forgot : Monarchs, we envy not your state : We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. Our portion is not large indeed ; But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. For if our stock be very small, 'Tis prudence to enjoy it all, Nor...

The Fables of Æsop

1866 - 264 страници
...every thing by its intrinsic worth. In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice; Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little do we need ! Man's rich with little, were his judgment true; Nature is frugal, and her wants are few. FABLE XXIX....

Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - 1867 - 315 страници
...forgot : 45 Monarchs ! we envy not your state ; We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot Our portion is not large, indeed, But then how little do we need, 60 For Nature's calls are few ! In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And...

Two Life-paths: A Romance

Luise Mühlbach - 1868 - 157 страници
...The world nas nothing to bestow ; From our own selves oar joys must flow, And that dear hut our home. Our portion is not large, indeed, But, then, how little...the art of living lies ; To want no more than may euffloo, And make that little do. We'll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...

Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Том 16

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1869
...procure more, which we very cheerfully set about, singing together the following lines of Dr Cotton : ' Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little...the art of living lies : To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do.' At this time my wages were only nine shillings a week, and my wife...




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