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1803
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1739
...bine mutatis difcedite partibus, Eja, $>uid Jlatis ? Nolint. dtque licet ejje beat is. Hor. IT iť a celebrated Thought of Socrates, that if all the Misfortunes of Mankind were caft into a publick Stock, in order to be equally diftributed among the whole Species, thofe who now...
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Madam Johnson's Present: Or, Every Young Woman's Companion in Useful and ...

Mary Johnson - 1770 - 197 pages
...him out to the very laft. PROVERB II. Be content in that Station .uibich Providence bat allotedytu. IT is a celebrated Thought of Socrates, that if all the Misfortunes that attend Mankmd were to be caft into a public Stock, in order to be diftributed amongft the whole...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...: Don't you believe they'd run ? Not one will move Tho' proffer'd to be happy from above.' HORNECK. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the Misfortunes of mankind were caft into a public ftock, in order to be equally diftributed among the whole fpecies, thofe who now...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...usefully employed in attending our proper business. GUARDIAN. THE MOUNTAIN OF MISERIES. A "vision. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates , that if all...species ; those who now think themselves the most unhappv , would prefer the share they are already possessed of, before that which would fall to them...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...Don't you believe they'd run? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECK. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all...distributed among the whole species, those who now thick themselves the most unhappy would prefer the share they are already possessed of before that...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...more at thy feet in the royal city of Bantam I' ABDISOV. THE MOUNTAIN OF MISERIES, PAPER I. No. 558. IT is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all the misfortunes of mankind were cast into a publick stock, in order to be equally distributed among the whole species, those who now think themselves...
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The British Essayists, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...Don't you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECK, It is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all...division. Horace has carried this thought a great deal further in the motto of my paper, which implies, that the hardships or misfortunes which we lie under...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...Don't you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNfcC*. It is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all...whole species, those who now think themselves the roost unhappy, would prefer the share they are already possessed of before that which would fall to...
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The Spectator; in Miniature: Being a Collection of the Principal ..., Volume 1

1808 - 288 pages
...they d run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to he happy from ahove. HORNECK. |T is a celehrated thought of Socrates, that if all the misfortunes of mankind were cast into a puhlic stock, in order to he equally distrihuted among the whole species, those who now think themselves...
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The Spectator, Volume 14

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...Don't you believe they'd run ? Not one will move, Though proffer'd to be happy from above. HORNECK. It is a celebrated thought of Socrates, that if all...division. Horace has carried this thought a great deal further in the motto of my paper, which implies, that the hardships or misfortunes which we lie under...
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