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" But it must be remembered, that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments; the greater part of our time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences,... "
Report of Her Majesty's Civil Service Commissioners: Together with Appendices - Page 276
1858
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 96, Part 2

English essays - 1826
...hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consisu not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the re* moval of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures j and we are well or ill...
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The English Enchiridion; Being a Selection of Apothegms, Moral Maxims, Etc

John Feltham - 1799
...ut sup. XXIII. It must be remembered that life consists not in a series of illustrious actions, ot elegant enjoyments; the greater part of our time passes...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1800 - 288 pages
...therefore are never communicated but with hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consists not...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...age, it would not have resisted the torrent of time, and liave passed from age to age to our own days. Life consists, not of a series of illustrious actions,...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement f petty pleasures. Johnson. A man has frequent...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...Life consists' not of a series of illustrious actions or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of eur time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...therefore are never communicated but with hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consists not...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill...
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The British Tourist's, Or, Traveller's Pocket Companion, Through ..., Volume 2

William Fordyce Mavor - Great Britain - 1809
...be remembered, that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoy. ments; the greater part of our time passes in compliance...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniences, in the procurement of petty pleasures ; and we are well or ill...
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Miscellaneous essays. Political tracts. A journey to the Western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...therefore are never communicated but witli hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consists not...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of petty pleasures; and we are well or ill...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: With an Essay on His Life and Genius

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...remembered, that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions, or elegant enjoyments ; thegreater part of our time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of petty pleasures ; and we are well or ill...
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Works, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...therefore are never communicated but with hesitation, and a little fear of abasement and contempt. But it must be remembered, that life consists not...necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in the removal of small inconveniencies, in the procurement of petty pleasures ; and we are well 'or ill...
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