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" Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the greatest transports of mirth, who are subject to the greatest depressions of melancholy. On the contrary, cheerfulness, though it does not give the mind such... "
The popular educator - Σελίδα 305
1872
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The daughter at school

John Todd - 1853
...have always," says he, " preferred cheerfulness to mirth. The latter I consider as an act, the former as a habit of the mind. Mirth is short and transient ; cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised to the greatest transports of mirth who are subject to the greatest depressions...

The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 σελίδες
...CHEERFULNESS. — I have always preferred cheerfulness to mirth. The former is an act, the latter, a habit of the mind. Mirth is short and transient ; cheerfulness, fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the highest transports of mirth, who are subject to the greatest depressions...

A Sequel to the Gradual Reader

David Bates Tower - 1853
...any depth of sorrow. Mirth is like a flash of lightning that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment ; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. 8. Sincerity is, to speak as we think, to do as...

The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 322 σελίδες
..." I have always preferred cheerfulness to mirth. The latter I consider as an act, the former as an habit of the mind. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the greatest transports of mirth who are subject to the greatest depression...

The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1853 - 297 σελίδες
..." I have always preferred cheerfulness to mirth. The latter I consider as an act, the former as an habit of the mind. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the greatest transports of mirth who are subject to the greatest depression...

The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1854
...any depths of sorrow. Mirth is like a flash of lightning that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment ; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. Men of austere principles look upon mirth as too...

Russell's American Elocutionist ...: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation ...

William Russell - 1854 - 376 σελίδες
...fixed and permanent. Mirth is like a flash of lightning; that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. 2. The very actions which they have only read I...

The Daughter at School

John Todd - 1854 - 256 σελίδες
...depths of sorrow. Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through the gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment ; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity." One good method of reformation in wrong habits,...

The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1854 - 297 σελίδες
..." I have always preferred cheerfulness to mirth. The latter I consider as an act, the former as an habit of the mind. Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the greatest transports of mirth who are subject to the greatest depression...

Gleanings from Pious Authors: Comprising the Wheatsheaf, Fruits and Flowers ...

James Montgomery - 1855 - 466 σελίδες
...any depths of sorrow. Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of day-light in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity. Enough has heaven indulg'd of joy below, To tempt...




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