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“ They are happy as brutes are happy , with a piece of fresh meat , —with the grossest sensuality . But , Sir , the profession of soldiers and sailors has the dignity of danger . Mankind reverence those who have got over fear , which is ...
We shall all , I hope , be happy in a future state , but we must not expect to be all happy in the same degree . It is enough , if we be happy according to our several capacities . A worthy carman will get to heaven as well as Sir Isaac ...
“ A happy and pious Christmas ; and many happy years to you , your lady , and children . ” The late ingenious Mr. Mickle , some time before his death , wrote me a letter concerning Dr. Johnson , in which he mentions , “ I was upwards of ...
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