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I am happy to think , that he lived to see the crown at last recover its just influence
. At Leicester we read in the newspaper that Dr . James was dead . I thought that
the death of an old schoolfellow , and one with whom he had lived a good deal ...
I experienced immediate happiness while whirled along with such a companion ,
and said to him , “ Sir , you observed one day at general Oglethorpe ' s , that a
man is never happy for the present , but when he is drunk . Will you not add ...
I believe , sir , there is not ; but it is better that some should be unhappy , than that
none should be happy , which would be the case in a general state of equality . ”
When the service was ended , I went home with him , and we sat quietly by ...
JOHNSON . “ No , sir : before dinner men meet with great inequality of
understanding ; and those who are conscious of their inferiority , have the
modesty not to talk . When they have drunk wine , every man feels himself happy
, and loses that ...
That man is never happy for the present is so true , that all his relief from
unhappiness is only forgetting bimself for a little while . Life is a progress from
want to · want , not from enjoyment to enjoyment . ” “ Though many men are
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