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" The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally that which passes in courtship, provided his passion be sincere, and the party beloved kind with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing motions of the soul, rise in the pursuit. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 31
edited by - 1806
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...believe and take for granted, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. — Bacon. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...hope, all the pleasing motions of the soul rise in pursuit. — Addison. If the devil ever laughs it must be- at hypocrites : they are the greatest dupes...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1876 - 764 pages
...nature, but also a meanness of courage and imbecility of mind. SIR \V. TEMPLE. COURTSHIP. The p'easantest part of a man's life is generally that which passes...sincere, and the party beloved kind with discretion. ADDISON : Spectator, No. 261. Every man in the time of courtship, and in the first entrance of marriage,...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 1

James Comper Gray - 1876
...house, as your pearl in your foul oyster." — Shakespeare. seduction a De. ë \ii. 29. 6 Ge. xxxiv. 12. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...his passion be sincere, and the party beloved kind w ith discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit."...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1880
...time from the good old man above-mentioned, have produced the following Essay upon Love and Marriage. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing •notions of the soul, rise in the pursuit. It is easier for an artful man, who is not in love, to...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1880 - 764 pages
...depravedness of nature, but also a meanness of courage and imbecility of mind. SIR W. TEMPLE. COURTSHIP. by-word and a shaking of the head to the nations....nation began to find out to what a nan it had intrus ADUISON : Spectator, No. 261. Every man in the time of courtship, and in the first entrance of marriage,...
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Notable Thoughts about Women: A Literary Mosaic

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1882 - 409 pages
...that has a tongue, I say, is no man if with his tongue he cannot win a woman. — Shakespeare. 662 The pleasantest part of a man's life is^ generally...with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit. — Addison. 663 It is better not to base any plea for woman...
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A golden guide to matrimony: or Three steps to the altar

Job Flower - 1882 - 183 pages
...mortals given, — Oh ! lay thy lovely dreams aside, Or lift them into heaven." CHAPTER II. Courting. " The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit." — Addison. " Great or good, or kind or fail', I will...
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Ward and Lock's letter-writer's handbook and correspondent's guide

Ward, Lock and co, ltd - 1882
...True love's the gift which Cod hath given To man alone beneath the heaven. — Scott. The p!easantcst part of a man's life is generally that which passes in courtship. — Addison. True love is swift. and (lies with swallow's wings ; Kings it makes gods, and meaner creatures...
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Golden thoughts from great authors, selected by A. Crowther

Alice Crowther - 1883 - 127 pages
...of quiet attentions, not so pointed as to alarm, nor so vague as not to be understood. — Sterne. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing emotions of the soul, rise in the pursuit. — Addison. The end is, to have two made one In will and...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 6

Joseph Addison - 1883
...time from the good old man above-mentioned, have produced the following Essay upon Love and Marriage. The pleasantest part of a man's life is generally...with discretion. Love, desire, hope, all the pleasing •notions of the soul, rise in the pursuit. It is easier for an artful man, who is not in love, to...
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