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" They do not look for great men at the head of armies, or among the pomps of a court, but often find them out in shades and solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. "
An index to makind: or Maxims selected from the wits of all nations - Page 24
by Index - 1754
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...of what little minds call poverty and distress. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general, at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of Cod's works, a generous concern for the good of mankind, and unfeigned...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Quotations, English - 1810 - 216 pages
...of what little minds call poverty and distress. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general, at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works, a generous concern for the good of mankind, and unfeigned...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson

British essayists - 1819
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works ; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ; a...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in then* sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ; a generous...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of life. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ; a generous...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]. With hist. and biogr. preface, and ...

Spectator The - 1823
...solitudes, in the private walks and by-paths of lif«. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation on God's works ; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ; a...
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The Oriental Herald, and Journal of General Literature, Volume 12

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1827
...melodious sounds in ' the noise of victories.' Hence ' the evening walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general, at the head of a hundred thousand men ;' for ' they do not look for great men at the head of armies, or among the pomps of a...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...of what little minds call poverty and distress. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight, than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God** works, a generous concern for the good of mankind, and unfeigned...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...solitudes, in the private walks and bye-paths of life. The evening walk of a wise man is more illustrious in their sight than the march of a general at the head of a victorious army. A contemplation of God's works ; a voluntary act of justice to our own detriment ;...
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Latter Struggles in the Journey of Life: Or, The Afternoon of My Days ...

George Miller, George Miller (of Dunbar) - Booksellers and bookselling - 1833 - 408 pages
...what little minds call poverty and distress. The evening's walk of a wise man is more illustrious, in their sight, than the march of a general at the head of a hundred thousand men. A contemplation of God's works, a generous concern for the good of mankind, and unfeigned...
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