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" IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the misfortunes of mankind were cast into a public stock, in order to be equally distributed among the whole species, those who now think themselves the most unhappy, would prefer the share they are... "
The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ... - Page 91
1823
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1739
...bine mutatis difcedite partibus, Eja, $>uid Jlatis ? Nolint. dtque licet ejje beat is. Hor. IT iť a celebrated Thought of Socrates, that if all the Misfortunes of Mankind were caft into a publick Stock, in order to be equally diftributed among the whole Species, thofe who now...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...Don't you believe they'd run ? Not one will move Tho' proffer'd to be happy from above.' HORNECK. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the Misfortunes of mankind were caft into a public ftock, in order to be equally diftributed among the whole fpecies, thofe who now...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...usefully employed in attending our proper business. GUARDIAN. THE MOUNTAIN OF MISERIES. A "vision. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates , that if all the...species ; those who now think themselves the most unhappv , would prefer the share they are already possessed of, before that which would fall to them...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...you believe they'd run? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECfc IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...division. Horace has carried this thought a great deal farther in the motto of my paper, which implies, that the hardships or misfortunes which we lie under...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 14

British essayists - 1802
...you believe they'd run? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECK. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...distributed among the whole species, those who now thick themselves the most unhappy would prefer the share they are already possessed of before that...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

English literature - 1803
...you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Tho' profl'ei'd to be happy from above. HORXECK. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...division. Horace has carried this thought a great d.eal farther in the motto of my paper, which implies thirt the hardships or misfortunes we lie under, are...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...mutatis discedite fiartil/us. JE/'a, Quid statis ? Nolint. Atqui licet esse beatis. • HoR. JT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...division. Horace has carried this thought a great deal farther in the motto of my paper, which implies, that the hardships or misfortunes we lie under, are...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...thy feet in the royal city of Bantam I' ABDISOV. THE MOUNTAIN OF MISERIES, PAPER I. No. 558. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the misfortunes of mankind were cast into a publick stock, in order to be equally distributed among the whole species, those who now think themselves...
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The British Essayists, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECK, It is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...Horace has carried this thought a great deal further in the motto of my paper, which implies, that the hardships or misfortunes which we lie under are more...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNfcC*. It is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the...whole species, those who now think themselves the roost unhappy, would prefer the share they are already possessed of before that which would fall to...
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