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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 Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 pages
...celibacy."—" To live, (adds the Ťame writer, in another place,) without feeling or extiting 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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Dissertation on Greek comedy fr. Brumoy. Observations on Macbeth. Adventurer ...

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...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...or afflicted without tafting the balm of pity, is a Ilate more gloomy than folitude : it is not retreat, but exclufion from mankind. Marriage has many...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...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 afflicted without lafting the balm of pity, is a ftate more gloomy than folitude: it is not retreat, but exclufion from...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...disturb that society 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, but exclusion from...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...that" society which debars them from its privileges. To h've 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 from...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

English literature - 1770
...pleafurc to dilturb the fociety whick debars them of its privileges.. To live without feeling or exciting fympathy, to be fortunate without adding to the felicity of others, or afflifted without th,e balm of pity, is a (late more gloomy than folitude; it is not retreat, but exclufion...
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Rasselas: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
...disturb that society 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, but exclusion from...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...disturb that society 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 with-, out tasting the balm of pity, is a state more gloomy than solitude : it is not retreat, but...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - Electronic books - 1811 - 234 pages
...disturb that society 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, but exclusion from...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - English fiction - 1811 - 179 pages
...disturb that society which debars them from its privileges. To HIT 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 t it is not retreat, but exclusion from...
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