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" Tis only from the belief of the goodness and wisdom of a Supreme Being that our calamities can be borne in that manner which becomes a man. Human wisdom is here of little use ; for, in proportion as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which... "
The Works of Henry Mackenzie - Page 185
by Henry Mackenzie - 1808
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - 1802 - 262 pages
...much myself, and I am not ashamed of my ' feelings ; but therefore may I the more willingly • which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but ' we shall also cease to enjoy happiness.—I will not ' bid you be insensible, my friends"! I cannot, I can' not, if I would (his...
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Select British Classics, Volume 31

1803 - 308 pages
...mity, but we shall also cease to enjoy happiness,— u I will hot bid you be inSensible,'rhy friends 1 I " cannot, I cannot, if I would (his tears flowed...feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of " my feelings ; but therefore may I the more wil" lingly be heard ; therefore have I prayed God to " give...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1804 - 254 pages
...is here of little use; for in proportion as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall also ce:i.-e to enjoy happiness. I will not bid you be insensible, m/ friends', I cannot. 58. " 1 feel too-...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - 1807 - 336 pages
...here of little use ; for, in proportion as as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall...I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of my feelings ; but therefore may I the more willingly be heard ; therefore have I prayed God to give me...
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The British Essayists, Volume 34

Alexander Chalmers - 1807 - 354 pages
...here of little use ; for, in proportion at as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall...not bid you be insensible, my friends ! I cannot, I can* not, if I would (his tears flowed afresh) — I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1809 - 202 pages
...here of little use; for in proportion as it bestows comfort, it represses fceiini-, without H which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall...also cease to enjoy happiness. I will not bid you be insen•''•!•-•, my friends ! I cannot. 58. " I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 5

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 312 pages
...here of little use . for, in proportion as it bestows comforts, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall also cease to enjoy happiness. I will not hid you be insensible, my friends; I cannot, I cannot if I would.' His tears flowed afresh. ' I feel...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking: Calculated to ...

Noah Webster - 1814 - 240 pages
...but we shall cease to enjoy happiness. • I will not bid you be insenmy frici; h'. I cannot. 58. " I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of my feelings ; but therefore may I the more willingly be heard ; therefore have I prayed to God to give...
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The Works of Henry Mackenzie ...: The man of feeling, and Miscellaneous pieces

Henry Mackenzie - 1815 - 290 pages
...here of little use ; for, in proportion as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall...I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of my feelings ; but therefore may I the more willingly be heard ; therefore have I prayed God to give me...
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The miscellaneous works of Henry Mackenzie, Volume 3

Henry Mackenzie - 1815 - 302 pages
...is here of little use; for, in proportion as it bestows comfort, it represses feeling, without which we may cease to be hurt by calamity, but we shall...friends! I cannot, I cannot, if I would (his tears flowed afresh)—I feel too much myself, and I am not ashamed of my feelings ; but therefore may I the more...
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