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" He that holds fast the golden mean And lives contentedly between The little and the great Feels not the wants that pinch the poor Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state. "
Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ... - Sivu 222
tekijä(t) Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 sivua
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Fourth Reader of the Popular Series

Marcius Willson - 1883
...logic, and the wisdom, and the wit, I long to know them all. Cawper. 9. The Golden Mean. He that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between...that pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich mini's door, Embittering all his state. Harare, lry Cowper. 10. The Influence of Example. The smallest...

Times and seasons

William Walters - 1883 - 192 sivua
...the greater his danger. "The tallest pines feel most the power Of wintry blasts ; the loftiest tower Comes heaviest to the ground ; The bolts that spare the mountain's side His cloud-capt eminence divide, And spread the ruin round." So, many have been ruined by success. VALERIAN,...

Pioneer Collections: Report of the Pioneer Society of the State of ..., Nide 5

1884
...life that would endow man with the most health and happiness. The poet has sung — "He that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between...the poor Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state." From Abraham on the plains of Mamre, to the shepherds tending the flocks...

The new Atlantis: or, Ideals old and new, a dialogue, by a disciple of Buckle

Atlantis - 1884
...Wiedersehen. CHAPTER II. HUMAN IDEALS, ACCORDING TO THE SACRED BOOKS OF CONFUCIANISM. He that holds fast the Golden Mean, And lives contentedly between...poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state. — COWPER'S Horace. D. — Now then, what course shall we follow in studying...

Pioneer Collections: Report of the Pioneer Society of the State of ..., Nide 5

1884
...man with the most health and happiness. The poet has sung — "He that holds fast the golden muan, And lives contentedly between The little and the great....the wants that pinch the poor Nor plagues that haunt tlie rich man's door. Embittering all his state/' history, we find a tendency to pastoral communism....

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Sanitary Institute of Great Britain - 1884
...who would hold the golden mean And live contentedly, between The poor man and the great, Ne'er feels the wants that pinch the poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state." is as true in these days as it was in the days of the philosopher who wrote...

College Latin Course in English

William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1885 - 327 sivua
...always tempt the distant deep, Nor always timorously creep Along the treacherous shore. He that holds fast the golden mean And lives contentedly between...poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state. , The tallest pines feel most the power Of wintry blasts ; the loftiest...

The Practical Teacher, Nide 4

1885
...irreg. intrans., act., inf., près., gov. by 'descry.' 3. Paraphrase the following : — lie that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between...poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Imbittering all his state. The man who is wise enough to be perfectly contented with a medium position...

The Humbler Poets: A Collection of Newspaper and Periodical Verse, 1870-1885

1885 - 459 sivua
...better fate for mine and me than I Could ever compass underneath the sky. CONTENTMENT. HE that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between...poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state. BEYOND THE HAZE. A WINTER RAMBLE REVERIE. THE road was straight, the afternoon...

New Grammar of the English Tongue

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1887 - 252 sivua
...Analyse the above, parsing the words in italics. 3. Paraphrase the following : — " He that holds fast the golden mean, And lives contentedly between...poor, Nor plagues that haunt the rich man's door, Embittering all his state." (176.) SET F. " They do not err Who say that when the poet dies Mute nature...




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