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The works of Hannah More, with a memoir and notes - Page 357
by Hannah More - 1834
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...the laws the homage of their respect, through the medium of the effects which they naturally produce. How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings or laws can cause or cure. It is, in fact, the g^peral diffufion of property, a security for what we pofless, and, above all,...
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The Works of Hannah More, in Four Volumes: Including Several ..., Volume 3

Hannah More - 1803 - 393 pages
...reformation of our rulers and our legislators is all that is wanting to make us a happy people. Alas! How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part,...public justice ever more exactly administered. Pure and undented religion was never laid more open to all, than at this day. I wish I could say we were a religious...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 54

1831
...inserted in Goldsmith's Traveller, express what seems to have been his deliberate judgment: How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings or laws can cause or cure.' He had previously put expressions very similar into the mouth of Rasselas. It is amusing to contrast...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the ItaJick character : " How small of all that human hearts endure, " That part which kings or laws can cause or cure. " Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, " Our own felicity we make or find ; 1 It is remarkable...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the Italick character: " How small of all that human hearts endure, " That part which kings or laws can cause or cure. " Still to ourselves in every place consign 'd, " Our own felicity we make or find ; " With secret...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

James Boswell - 1820
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the Italic character : " How small of all that human hearts endure, " That part which kings or laws can canse or cure. " Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, " Our own felicity we make or find ;...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Volume 2

James Boswell - 1821
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the Italick character : " How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings -or laws can cause or cure. Still to ourselves in every place consjgn'd, Our own felicity we make or find ; With secret course,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - 1822
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the Italick character : " How small of all that human hearts endure, ' That part which kings or laws can cause or cure. " Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, " Our own felicity we make or find ; "With secret course...
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 8

William Bengo' Collyer - 1824
...fact, however, that in every age persons have called aloud for better laws and more liberty; yet " How small, of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings, or laws, can cause or cure." If we consult the catalogue of complaints at the present period it would appear, that so far from our...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...concluding ten lines, except the last couplet but one, which I distinguish by the Italick character : How small of all that human hearts endure, That part which kings or laws can cause or cure. Still to ourselves in every place consign'd, Our own felicity we make or find ; With secret course,...
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