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" THE pleafures which an agreeable fociety beflows, are indeed the moft elegant we can tafte -f but even that company we like beft would grow infipid and tirefome, were we to be for ever in it;, and to a perfon who knows how to think juftly, it would certainly... "
The Female Spectator - Page 160
by Eliza Fowler Haywood - 1771
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The Female Spectator, Volume 1

Eliza Fowler Haywood - England - 1755 - 338 pages
...derived. THE pleafures, which an agreeable fociety beftows, are indeed the moft elegant we can tafte ; but even that company we like beft would grow infipid...effect, but furnifhes matter for contemplation ; — it exhilerates the mind, and fits it for reflection afterwards. — Every new thing we hear in company...
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 1-2

1783 - 1276 pages
...derived. The pleafures which an agreeable fociety bellows, are indeed the moil e'egant we can fafte ; but even that company we like beft, would grow infipid...certainly be as great a mortification never to be alone, HID be always io. Converfation, in efftft, but furniflies matter for contemplation ; — it exhilarates...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

General reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 246 pages
...only as happy as he knows how to be. ALONE. — To a person who knows how to think justly, it would be as great a mortification never to be alone, as to be always so. — Female Spectator. HAPPINESS. — Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest...
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Selections from The Female Spectator

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Women - 1999 - 338 pages
...grow insipid and tiresome were we to be for ever in it; and to a Person who knows how to think justly, it would certainly be as great a Mortification never to be alone, as to be always so. Conversation, in effect, but furnishes Matter for Contemplation;— it exhilerates the Mind, and...
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Souls for Sale: Two German Redemptioners Come to Revolutionary America : the ...

Susan E. Klepp, Farley Ward Grubb, Anne Pfaelzer De Ortiz - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 296 pages
...confined for a considerable time it would prove insipid and tiresome and I may venture to say it would be as great a mortification never to be alone as to be too much so. I now had time not only to reflect on transactions past but also make my observations...
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