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" Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then how little do we need ! For nature's calls are few : In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. - Pagina 260
door Collection - 1755
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 18

1749
...forgot, Monarch?, we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humble lot. Oar portion is not large indeed, But then how little do...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifh with content, Whate'er kind Providence hath fent. Nor aim beyond our pow'rj...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large indeed, ,i But then, how little do we need ! For Nature's calls...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may fuflice, . ,' And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence...
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The Oxford Magazine: Or, Universal Museum, Volumes 8-9

1772
...forgot : Wonarchs, we envy not your ftatc : We look wijh pity on the great, And blefs our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed, But then, how little do we need ! For nature's calls ere few : In that the art of Ihmg lies, To warn no more than mav fufficc, And make that little do....
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 10

John Wesley - 1787
...not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not Jarge indeed, But then, how little do we need ! For -nature's...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll We'll therefore rclifli with content Whate'er kind Providenc^-has fent, Nor aim beyond our power...
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 49

1780
...not large, indeed, But ihfn how little do we need ? Fot Nature'' calls are few; In this the ait ot living lies, To want no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore reli/h with content Whate'er kind Providence has fcnt, Nor aim beyond ouļ* power ;...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 3

1782
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate; We look with pity en, the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed; But then how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifii, with content, Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pagina’s
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifli with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r; For...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...Monarchs Monarchs ! we envy not your Hate ; We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifli, with content, Whate'er kind Providence has ft-nt, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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Various Pieces in Verse and Prose: Many of which Were Never Before ..., Volume 1

Nathaniel Cotton - 1791
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the Great, And blefs.our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed, But then how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. F a We'll 68 VARIOUS PIECES. We'll therefore relifh with content, Whate'er kind Providence has fent,...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. XIII.

1791 - 176 pagina’s
...forgot : Monarchsl we envy not your state; We look with pity on the great, And bless our humbler lot. Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...
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