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" ... which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting sympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflicted without tasting the balm of pity, is a state more gloomy than solitude : it is not retreat,... "
the monthly review - Page 433
by SEVERAL HANDS - 1759
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 20

Books - 1759
...that fociety which de" bars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or ex" citing fyrnpathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of...or afflicted without tafting the balm of pity, is a (rate more gloomy than folitude: it is not retreat but exclufion from mankind. Marriage has many pains,...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale : in Two Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1759 - 165 pages
...to difturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or affli&ed without tafling the balm of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than folitude : it is not retreat...
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An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages ...

Giuseppe Baretti - Language and languages - 1772 - 469 pages
...difturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live •without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or to be affiifted without tailing the balm of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than foŁtude: it is Dot retreat,...
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The prince of Abissinia [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...to dklurb that fociety which debars them from its privileges.' To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity...it is not" retreat,, but exclufion from mankind.; Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleafures." "What then is to be done? faid Ra£felas;...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...to difturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity...tafting the balm of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than foliJitude ; tude : it is not retreat, but exclusion from mankind. Marriage has many pains, but celibacy...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...to jdifturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflidted without lading the of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than folitude : it is not retreat, but...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...to diilurb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflidted without tafting the balm of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than foliJitude ; tude : it is not...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1790 - 304 pages
...difturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges, To live with" out out feeling or exciting fympathy, to be .fortunate without adding to the felicity...folitude : it is not retreat, but exclufion from mankind. Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleafures." " What then is to be done?" faid RafTelas...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...to difturb that fociety which debars them from its privileges. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflicTred without tafting the balm of pity, is a flare more gloomy than foiitude : it is not retreat,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...celibacy." — " To live, (add* the same writer, in another place,) without feeling or exciting sympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflicted without tasting the balm of pity, is a state more gloomy than solitude : it is not retreat, but exclusion,...
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