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" Since Trifles make the Sum of human things And half our misery from our foibles springs Since [life's best joys] consist in peace and ease And [few can] save or serve but all may please: Oh! let the [ungentle] spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness... "
The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ... - Page 177
by Cynosure - 1837
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Uncle Barnaby: Or, Recollections of His Character and Opinions

Barnaby (Uncle.) - 1799 - 356 pages
...lift;'s best joys consist in peace and ease, And though but few can serve, yet nil may please; Oh let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence; To spread large bounties, though we wish in vain, Yet all may shun the guilt of giving pain," My uncle...
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Home: A Novel, Volume 4

Margaret Cullen - English fiction - 1802
...accuse her of ill temper." " Let no one say," cried Constantia, "that ill temper is a small evil! " Since trifles make the sum of human things, " And half our misery from our foibles spring-.; " Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, " And low can save or serve, bill all...
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The Juvenile Spectator;: Being Observations on the ..., Part 10, Volume 1

Arabella Argus - Conduct of life - 1810 - 225 pages
...prove successful, then, may I proudly own, that I have not been an useless Spectator," CHAP III. " O, let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence." ON arriving at home, I found three or four letters on my writing table. The first that engaged my attention...
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Tales of fashionable life,: Emilie de Coulanges, The absentee (ch. 1-5)

Maria Edgeworth - 1812
...and had long and earnestly desired to Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our mis'ry from our foibles springs ; Since life's best joys...let th* ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkind ness is a greal oflence. Large bounties to bestow we wish in vain; But all may shun the guilt...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

Akeroyde's padd (Dance) - 1812
...and suffering n** ture writhes in prolonged agonies. Since trifles make the sum of human things, Anil half our misery from our foibles springs ; Since life's...few can save or serve, but all may please ; Oh ! let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence ; Large bounties to bestow...
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Tales of fashionable life,: Emilie de Coulanges, The absentee (ch. 1-5)

Maria Edgeworth - 1812
...and had long and earnestly desired to Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our mis'ry from our foibles springs; Since life's best joys consist...ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please r Oh ! let th" ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkinclness is a great offence.' Large bounties...
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The Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State

John Ovington - Marriage - 1813 - 138 pages
...There are many little attentions to he observed in our duties, which cannot fully be described : — ' Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs, O let th* ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence. Large bounties to...
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Introduction to the English Reader; Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1814 - 216 pages
...IMPORTANCE TO THE HAPPINESS OF 1IFE SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half our mis'ry from our foibles springs ; Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And fe\v can save, or serve, but all can please ; Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1816 - 166 pages
...importance to ffie happiness of life. 1. SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half our mis'ry from our foibles springs ; Since life's best joys...peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all can please; Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence. 2;...
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Tales of fashionable life, Volume 5

Maria Edgeworth - 1818
...and had long and earnestly desired Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our mis'ry from our foibles springs; Since life's best joys consist...small unkindness is a great offence. Large bounties to bestow we wish in vain ; Put all may shun the guilt of giving pain. , By Mrs. t to possess these celebrated...
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