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" True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise : it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self; and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions. "
The Spectator: In Eight Volumes. : Vol. I[-VIII]. - Seite 70
1803
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Ollendorff's neue methode die englifche sprache: lefen, fchreiben und ...

P. Sands - 1882 - 599 Seiten
...ф I may be done better without either. fann »erben gctbïn bejfer ofyne ein ober ba3 SInbere. True happiness is of a retired ' nature, and an enemy to...loves shade * and solitude, * and naturally haunts w groves and fountains, " fields and meadows ; in short, it feels every thing it wants, within itself,...
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Self-effort; or, The true method of attaining success in life

Joseph Johnson - 1883 - 408 Seiten
...deprive us of." The celebrated author of the Spectator had a similar wise thought when he said : " True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...friendship and conversation of a few select companions." Hume the historian never said anything truer than — " To be happy, the person must be cheerful and...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885 - 560 Seiten
...in our being devoid of Passions, but in our learning to command them. SjappineSS. — Addison. TRUE Happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise ; it arises, in the fivst place, from the enjoyment of one's self: and in t!ie ncxt, from the Friendship and Conversation...
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Overland Monthly and Out West Magazine

1885
...grate which shut them out from the world, were these words of Addison, taken from the Spectator: " True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise." Her own daughters, two beautiful girls, were educated with the Prince's family. During the first eighteen...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1886 - 528 Seiten
...displayed, are able to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...of one's self; and in the next, from the friendship aft1d conversation of a few select companions: it loves shade and solitude, and 10 naturally haunts...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Rosamond; The drummer; Cato. Poemata

Joseph Addison - 1888
...to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. // True hapiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise...arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's solf; and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions/'Xt loves shade...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 Seiten
...Hope, Joy, Matrimony, Money, Opinion, Peace, Religion, Silence, Suspicion, Temperance, Trust. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...fountains, fields and meadows: in short, it feels everything it wants within itself, and receives no addition from multitudes of witnesses and spectators....
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The Spectator: Selected Papers

Spectator, Sir Richard Steele - 1876 - 276 Seiten
...displayed, are able to fetch down the most airy coquette from the wildest of her flights and rambles. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to...friendship and conversation of a few select companions j it loves shade and solitude, and naturally haunts groves and fountains, fields and meadows ; in short,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - 1889 - 701 Seiten
...Hope, Joy, Matrimony, Money, Opinion, Peace, Religion, Silence, Suspicion, Temperance, Trust. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noisej.it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and, in the next, from the...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

1891 - 527 Seiten
...CHARACTERISTICS OP. It is a kind of happiness to know to what extent we may be unhappy. La Rochefoucauld. True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise. It ariaes, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and, in the next, from the friendship...
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