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" To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly... "
Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting - Page 141
by National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - 1898
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Sermons and Addresses

Henry Albert Stimson - 1902
...women that we are. That birth in Bethlehem made possible such an ideal and rule of life as this: " To live content with small * means ; to seek elegance...worthy, not respectable; and wealthy, not rich ; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart ; to study hard and think quietly, act...
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Southern Practitioner, Volume 38

1916
...delicate "Symphony" by William Henry Channing : "To live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable;...study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, etc." of the people and rules of health, set forth with the original touch of which Dr. Corwin is master,...
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Memoir of William Henry Channing

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1886 - 491 pages
...harvest field. To be a workingman, poor, humble ; to perform without show or shunning menial services ; to live content with small means ; to seek elegance...hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to have an oratory in my own heart, and present spotless sacrifices of dignified kindness in the temple...
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Medical Herald, Volume 33

1914
...CHEMICAL MFG. CO., NEW YORK, USA - 2When Writing to Our Advertisers, Please Mention The Medical Herald. TO live content with small means— to seek elegance...gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart — to bear all cheerfully — do all bravely, await occasions —...
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The Historical Journal of the More Family, Volume 1

1892
...Channing's 'My Symphony' as largely expressive of Mr. Keator's attitude and spirit. It is as follows: "'To seek elegance rather than luxury; and refinement...to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never — in a word, to let the...
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The Christian Science Journal, Volume 12

1894
...seek elegance rather than luxury : refinement rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable; wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stare and birds, babes and sages, with open heart ; to bear all cheerfully : do all bravely : await...
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The Unitarian, Volume 11

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - 1896
...chords Will strike another when in turn you seek. — John Bogle O'Reilly. SATURDAY. Symphong of Life. To live content with small means ; To seek elegance rather than luxury, Refinement rather than fashion ; To be worthy, not simply respectable; And wealthy, not simply rich...
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Southern Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 14

1897
...two, and when they are withdrawn will be found to be perfectly correct. — NY Medical Journal. His IDEAL. — To live content with small means, to seek...listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never, — in a word, to let...
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Plain Living and High Thinking: A New Year Homily

Theodore Thornton Munger - 1897 - 61 pages
...sometimes loseth or disturbeth the victory." But here is what Mr. Charming called, " My Symphony " : " To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with open heart ; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never ; — in a word, to let...
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A Man's Value to Society: Studies in Self-culture and Character

Newell Dwight Hillis - 1900 - 319 pages
...pathetic eloquence he said, "It is, indeed, forbidden me to write or speak, but not to aspire and be. To live content with small means; to seek elegance...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to do all cheerfully, bear all bravely; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart;...
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