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" When all is done, (he concludes,) human life is at the greatest and the best but like a froward child, that must be played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet, till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. "
Table-talk on Books, Men, and Manners - Page 45
edited by - 1853 - 229 pages
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The Works of Sir William Temple Bart,: Complete in Four Volumes ..., Volume 3

William Temple - Europe - 1757 - 564 pages
...When all is done, human life is, at the greateft and the beft, but like a froward child, that muft be played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet till it falls afleep, and then the care is over. ESSAY UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN LEARNING*. Juvat antiques accedere...
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An History of England: In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1788 - 324 pages
...tfhen all li done , human life is , at the greateji and the deft, but like a.froward child, that muft be played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet till it fulls aileep , and then, the care is over. LETTER II. 1 ENTIRELY acquiefce in your fentiments, that...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 63, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1793 - 720 pages
..., " When ail is done, human life it, • at the befl, but like a froward child, that mult be p ayed with and humoured a little to keep it quiet till it falls afleep, and then the care is over'" It Ihould appear to me that Lord Orrery is the author) fine? I...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

1804 - 452 pages
...offer;—for thfrt life has nothing to recommend it. Sir William Temple, with easy elegance, says " That human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like...child, that must be played with, and humoured a little, till it falls asleep !—and then the care is over." The poetess Sappho imagines, " that to die is...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: An essay upon the advancement of ...

William Temple - 1814 - 588 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, because they cannot be quiet themselves, though no body hurts them! When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and...quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. AN ESSAY • UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN LEARNING*. . Juvat anliquos accederef antes. WHOEVER converses...
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The Works of Sir William Temple, Bart: To which is Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

Sir William Temple - Europe - 1814 - 580 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, because they cannot be quiet themselves, though no body hurts them! [When all is done, human life is, at the greatest...it quiet till it falls asleep, and then the care is AN ESSAY UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN LEARNING*. Juvat antiques accederef antes. WHOEVER converses much...
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Materials for Thinking, Volume 1

William Burdon - Ethics - 1820 - 1026 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, because they cannot be quiet themselves, tho' nobody hurts them. <' When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and...like a froward child, that must be played with and humored a little to keep it quiet, till it falls asleep, and then the care is over." Ditto, p, 429....
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Memoir of William Burdon [by G. Ensor] Liberality of sentiment. Human ...

William Burdon - Ethics - 1820 - 460 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, because they cannot be quiet themselves, tho' nobody hurts them. " When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and...best, but like a froward child, that must be played 352 with and humored a little to keep it quiet, till it falls asleep, and then the care is over." i...
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The British Prose Writers: Sir W. Temple's essays

British prose literature - 1821 - 384 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, because they cannot be quiet themselves, though nobody hurts them ! When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and...quiet, till it falls asleep, and then the care is over. V. AN ESSAY UPON THE ANCIENT AND MODERN LEARNING.* .limit antiques accederef antes. WHOEVER converses...
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Sir William Temple's Essays, Volumes 1-2

Sir William Temple - 1821 - 390 pages
...trouble the world, or other men, becanse they cannot be quiet themselves, though nobody hurts them ! When all is done, human life is, at the greatest and the best, but like afroward child, that must be j played with and humoured a little to keep it quiet, ' till it falls...
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