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" I had laid down my hat and staff. The children were half out of their wits with joy. So I pushed aside their scissors, and said, 'Do you not see, children, that it is harder to bear a great joy with composure than a great evil? I have often admired your... "
The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship - Page 204
1844
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1843
...great joy with composure, than a great evil ? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...Jenny would have it that it was not the money, but Mr. Fleetraan's honesty aud gratitude that delighted her, and thai she only wanted to know what he wrote...
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The Gift

1844
...great joy with composure than a great evil ? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...and that she only wanted to know what he wrote and how he was ; but I adhered to my determination. This little curiosity must learn to practise patience....
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Tales from the German of Heinrich Zschokke, Volumes 1-2

Heinrich Zschokke - 1845
...with composure, than a great evil ? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the sorest want, and knew not where we were to find food for...first smile of fortune puts you beside yourselves. As a punishment for you I shall not open the letter nor the packet of money until after dinner." Jenny...
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Prose Writers of German

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1848 - 567 pages
...great joy with composure than a great evil? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...smile of fortune puts you beside yourselves. To punish yon, I shall not open the letter nor the packet of money until after dinner." Jenny would have it that...
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Prose Writers of German

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1848 - 567 pages
...not where we were to find food for the next day. But now the first smile of formne puts you heside yourselves. To punish you, I shall not open the letter...dinner." Jenny would have it that it was not the money, hut Mr. Fleeunan's honesty and gratimde that delighted her, and that she only wanted to know what he...
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Prose Writers of German

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1848 - 567 pages
...great joy with composure than a great evil? I have often admired yonr cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...food for the next day. But now the first smile of formne puts you beside yourselves. To punish you, I shall not open the letter nor the packet of money...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

1849
...composure than a great evil? I bave often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, nnd knew not where we were to find food for the next day;...yourselves. To punish you, I shall not open the letter until after dinner." The tame day, eve. Our joy is turned into sorrow. The letter with the money...
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Julius, and Other Tales from the German

William Henry Furness - 1856 - 303 pages
...great joy with composure than a great evil ? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...and that she only wanted to know what he wrote and how he was; but I adhered to my determination. This little curiosity must learn to practice patience....
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Titan, Volume 23

1856
...great joy with composure than a (Treat evil ? I have often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to find...money, but Mr Fleetman's honesty and gratitude, that deliglited her, and that she only wanted to know what he wrote, and how he was ; but I adhered to my...
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The National Magazine, Volume 10

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1857
...often admired your cheerfulness when we were in the greatest want, and knew not where we were to tiud food for the next day. But now the first smile of...Jenny would have it that it was not the money, but Mr. Fleetinan's honesty and gratitude, that delighted her, and that she only wanted to know what he wrote,...
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