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" It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without physic, and secure without a guard ; to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of artists and attendants, of flatterers... "
Harrison's British Classicks - Page 450
1785
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 8

1752 - 196 pages
...at once difabled and adorned; as lufcious poifons, which may for a time pleafe the palate, but foon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It...poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without phyfic, and fecure without a guard; to obtain from the bounty of nature, what the great and wealthy...
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The Magazine of Magazines: Compiled from Original Pieces, with ..., Volume 12

1756 - 596 pages
...jilcafe the 1 in One tenle. U received in :mo- nalarp. hnr fonri berrnv their mallenipalatc, but foon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy unenviud, to be healthful one feafe, U received in ther. If this ambiguity (bmetimes cmMmlles the moll...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Maxims - 1782 - 482 pages
...by temporary expedients, and every day is loft in contriving for to-morrow, P. of Abiflinia, p. i5i. It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without phyfic, and and feoure without a guard. To obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthyare...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787 - 422 pages
...at once difabled and adorned; as lufcious poiibns which may for a time pleafe the palate, but ioon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It...without phyfick, and fecure without a guard ; to obtain fro:n the bounty of nature, what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of artifts...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 234 pages
...endowed with the power of laughter, and perhaps he is the only one who deferves, to be laughed at. 17. It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without phyfic, and fecure without a guard : to obtain from the bounty of nature, what the great and wealthy...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 22

British essayists - 1802 - 266 pages
...is the greatprivilege of poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without physick, and secure without a guard ; to obtain from the bounty of nature, what the great and wealthy are compelled \ i to procure by the help of artists and attendants, of flatterers and spies. But it will be found,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 8

English literature - 1803 - 268 pages
...at once disabled and adorned ; as luscious poisons which may for a time please the palate, but soon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It...poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without physic, and secure without a guard ; to obtain from the bounty of nature, what the great and wealthy...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 594 pages
...is the great privilege of poverty to he happy unenvied, to be healthful without physic, and secure without a guard. To obtain from the bounty of nature...and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of artists, and the attendance of flatterers and spies. Rambler, vol. 4, p. 229. ' There are natural reasons...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806 - 354 pages
...at once disabled and adorned ; as luscious poisons, which may for a time please the palate, but soon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It...poverty to be happy unenvied, to be healthful without physick, and secure without a guard ; to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 6

1806 - 420 pages
...at once difabled and adorned ; as lufcious poifons which may for a time pleafe the palate, but foon betray their malignity by languor and by pain. It...great privilege of poverty to be happy unenvied, to be heathful without phyfick, and fecure without a guard ; to obtain from the bounty of nature, what the...
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