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" The great mass of nations is neither rich nor gay. They whose aggregate constitutes the people are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them collectively considered must the measure of general prosperity be taken. "
Guide to the three services: civil, naval, and military - Pagina 70
geredigeerd door - 1860
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: A journey to the western islands of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...neither rich nor gay : they whose aggregate constitutes the people, are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them,...considered, must the measure of general prosperity be taken. As they approach to delicacy, a nation is refined ; as their conveniencies are multiplied, a nation,...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 38-39

1828
...rich nor gay ;' that ' they, whose aggregate constitutes the people, are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them,...must the measure of general prosperity be taken.' The ' great mass' of this description in Russia amounts to about forty of the fifty-three millions...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 39

1829
...rich nor gay ;' that ' they, whose aggregate constitutes the people, are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them,...must the measure of general prosperity be taken.' The ' great mass ' of this description in Russia amounts to about forty of the fifty-three millions...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 21

1833
...Dr. Johnson observes, " are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms;" for, " from them collectively considered, must the measure of general prosperity be taken." In illustration of the latter feature of the work we may quote the following delightful picture of]...
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The Juvenile Scrap-book for 1849: A Christmas and New Year's Present for ...

Grandfather Merryman (pseud) - 1849 - 144 pagina’s
...assemblies of the gay, or the banquets of the rich. The great mass of nations is neither rich nor gay : they whose aggregate constitutes the people, are found...considered, must the measure of general prosperity be taken. WP 8 SCENES IN THE LIFE OF A ROACH. WRITTEN AFTER SEVERAL INEFFECTUAL EFFORTS TO DRIVE ROACHES AWAY....
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 25

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - 1858
...hesitation. But it must be remembered that life consists not of a series of illustrious actions or elegant enjoyments ; the greater part of our time passes in...conveniences are multiplied, a nation, at least a commercial nation,-must be denominated wealthy. No. 2. Each party was now willing to throw on its antagonist the...
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The civil service spelling book

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1868
...time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in removing little inconveniences, or in procuring petty pleasures. The...they approach to delicacy a nation is refined ; and vrhen their conveniences are multiplied, a nation, at least a commercial nation, must be denominated...
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The civil service spelling book

Robert Johnston (F.R.G.S.) - 1871 - 114 pagina’s
...time passes in compliance with necessities, in the performance of daily duties, in removing little inconveniences, or in procuring petty pleasures. The...and farms ; and from them, collectively considered, mast the measure of general prosperity be taken. According as they approach to delicacy a nation is...
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Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1888 - 323 pagina’s
...neither rich nor gay: they whose aggregate constitutes the people are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them,...considered, must the measure of general prosperity be taken. As they approach to delicacy, a nation is refined ; as their conveniences are multiplied, a nation,...
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland in 1773

Samuel Johnson - 1906 - 239 pagina’s
...neither rich nor gay. They whose aggregate constitutes the people are found in the streets and the villages, in the shops and farms ; and from them collectively...considered must the measure of general prosperity be taken. As they approach to delicacy a nation is refined ; as their conveniences are multiplied, a nation,...
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