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" Brown) is the greatest bore in existence. Life without laughing is a dreary blank. A woman who cannot laugh is a wet blanket on the kindly nuptial couch. A good laugh is sunshine in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful... "
Punch - Page 43
1849
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 15

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1869
...in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau,...contented spirit, it means a pure heart, it means a kind ami loving disposition ; it means humility and charity ; it means a generous appreciation of others,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 14

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1901
...in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau, to be used afterwards for daily wear. Before aU things, my dear Nephew, try and have a cheerful wife. What, indeed, does not that word " cheerfulness...
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Miscellanies, Volume 3

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1877
...in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau,...try and have a cheerful wife. What, indeed, does not thnt word "cheerfulness" imply? It means a contented spirit, it means a pure heart, it means a kind...
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Extracts from the Writings of W. M. Thackeray: Chiefly Philosophical and ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1881 - 395 pages
...sunshine in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit,— these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau,...things, my dear Nephew, try and have a cheerful wife.— Sketches and Travels in London, 279. • ' MODERN MIDSUMMER NIGHTS. Look through the world, respectable...
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Notable Thoughts about Women: A Literary Mosaic

Maturin Murray Ballou - Women - 1882 - 409 pages
...house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these I hope Mrs. B will bring to you in her trousseau, to be used afterwards...things, my dear nephew, try and have a cheerful wife. — Thackeray. 2735 If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love our friends...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The book of snobs and Sketches and ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1884
...in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau, to be used afterwards for daily wear. Before aH things, my dear Nephew, try and have a cheerful wife. What, indeed, does not that word " cheerfulness...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From English and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...all the paths of life. 709 Bichter : Leeana. Fourth Fragment. Ch. 4, Sec. 97. (A. //., Translator.) What, indeed, does not that word cheerfulness imply...appreciation of others, and a modest opinion of self. 710 Thackeray : Sketches and Trarels in London. On Love, Marriage, Men and H'omen. 1't. iii. A man's...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1889 - 701 pages
...sunlight on all the paths of life. 709 Bidder : Levana. Fourth Fragment. Ch. 4, Sec. 97. (AH, Translator.) What, Indeed, does not that word cheerfulness imply?...kind and loving disposition, it means humility and charily, it means a generous appreciation of others, and a modest opinion of self. 710 Thackeray :...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 6

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1898
...in a house. A quick intelligence, a brightening eye, a kind smile, a cheerful spirit, — these, I hope, Mrs. Bob will bring to you in her trousseau,...indeed, does not that word " cheerfulness " imply 1 It means a contented spirit; it means a pure heart: it means a kind and loving disposition ; it means...
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Small Helps for To-day

1902
...settled, pious mynde, Which is not prone to grudging, From murmuring refined. ANNE COLLINS. \17HAT indeed does not that word cheerfulness imply ? It...spirit ; it means a pure heart ; it means a kind, loving disposition ; it means humility and charity ; it means a generous appreciation of others, and...
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