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" But we may go further, and affirm most truly that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends ; without which the world is but a wilderness ; and even in this sense also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature and affections is... "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 332
1801
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A Homiletic Encyclopaedia of Illustrations in Theology and Morals. ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - Homiletical illustrations - 1885 - 892 pages
...happiness, and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy, and the dividing of our grief. — Citera. (2095.) A principal fruit of friendship is the ease and discharge...heart which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. — Lord Bacon, 1560-1626. (2096.) A man hath a body, and that body is confined to a place ; but where...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - American literature - 1886 - 638 pages
...most truly that it is a mere* and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness ; and even in this sense also...he taketh it of the beast, and not from humanity. 25 3. A principal fruit of friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the....
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Recollections of My Mother

Susan Inches Lesley - New England - 1886 - 496 pages
...friends, without which the world is but a wilderness ; and whoever is in his nature and affections unfit for friendship, he taketh it of the beast, and not from humanity." After dilating the subject to its true extent without magnifying its influence, he closes with observing,...
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The Essays Or Councils, Civil & Moral: Of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1887 - 307 pages
...most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness ; and even in this sense also...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings...
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Essays, English and American

Raymond Macdonald Alden - American essays - 1920 - 464 pages
...most truly that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want9 true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness; and even in this sense also of...fruit of friendship is the ease and discharge of the fullness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kind do cause and induce. We know diseases...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 540 pages
...most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness. And, even in this sense also...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - American essays - 1921 - 373 pages
...affirm most truly that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness. And even in this sense also of...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings...
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A Study of the Types of Literature

Mabel Irene Rich - American literature - 1921 - 542 pages
...most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness. And, even in this sense also...friendship, he taketh it of the beast, and not from Immunity. A principal fruit of friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of...
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - American essays - 1923 - 499 pages
...sense also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature 1 Aristotle, the Greek philosopher. 5 and affections is unfit for friendship, he taketh...friendship is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce. We know diseases of stoppings...
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Representative English Essays

Warner Taylor - American essays - 1923 - 499 pages
...most truly, that it is a mere and miserable solitude to want true friends, without which the world is but a wilderness; and even in this sense also of solitude, whosoever in the frame of his nature 1Aristotle, the Greek philosopher. 5 and affections is unfit for friendship, he taketh it of the beast...
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