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" Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs ; Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And though but few can serve, yet all may please; O let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness... "
The Works of Hannah More - Page 175
by Hannah More - 1830
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Uncle Barnaby; or, Recollections of his character and opinions

Barnaby (uncle, fict. name.) - 1799 - 356 pages
...Since trifles make the sum of buman things, And half our misery from our foibles springs; Since lift;'s best joys consist in peace and ease, And though but few can serve, yet nil may please; Oh let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence;...
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Tales of Fashionable Life, Volume 5

Maria Edgeworth - 1812
...from being paid for them. She was extremely fond of paintings, and had long and earnestly desired to Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please r Oh ! let th" ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

1812
...ture writhes in prolonged agonies. Since trifles make the sum of human things, Anil half our misery from our foibles springs ; Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please ; Oh ! let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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Introduction to the English Reader; Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ...

1814 - 216 pages
...loudest raise. SECTION XX. , A KIKD AND GENTLE TEMPER OF GREAT IMPORTANCE TO THE HAPPINESS OF 1IFE SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And fe\v can save, or serve, but all can please ; Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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The poetical monitor: consisting of pieces select and original [ed. by E. Hill].

Poetical monitor - 1819
...Heaven. THE IMPORTANCE OF TRIFLES. SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half our inis'ry from our foibles springs; Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save, or serve, but all can please ; Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...teach your eyes to glow, And health and cheerfulness bestow. THE IMPORTANCE OF TRIFLES. Mrs. H. More. SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save, or serve, but all can please : Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence A small...
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Works, Volume 6

Maria Edgeworth - 1823
...same thoughts so much better expressed, in the following lines, that she cannot forbear to quote them. Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please ; Oh! let the ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindncss...
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Tales, and Miscellaneous Pieces, Volume 9

Maria Edgeworth - 1825
...same thoughts so much better expressed in the following lines, that she cannot forbear to quote them : Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please : Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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Tales and miscellaneous piecces, Volume 9

Maria [collections] Edgeworth - 1825
...same thoughts so much better expressed in the following lines, that she cannot forbear to quote them : Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save or serve, but all may please : Oh ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ...

Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
...see us most happily meet. 9 kind and gentle temper of great importance to tlie happiness l>f life. SINCE trifles make the sum of human things, And half...Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And few can save, or serve, but all can please ; O ! let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small...
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