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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... "
Earth Prayers: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World - Page 108
by Elizabeth Roberts, Elias Amidon - 1991 - 480 pages
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Everyday English: Language lessons for grammar grades

Jean Sherwood Rankin - 1903
...without his desire to do right know only too well how to make wrong effective. Theodore Roosevelt. To live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather...gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart ; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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Stepping Stones to Manhood: A Book of Inspiration for Boys and Young Men

William Peter Pearce - 1903 - 352 pages
...^msdom's school, Keep warm by night, by day keep cool. 352 Stepping Stones to Manhood MY SYMPHONY. "To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather...gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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The Building Laws of Human Character; Or, Every Man's Monitor ...

1903 - 163 pages
...no need of publicity, our curiosity is aroused to this effect — is the narrator without sin ? To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...rather than fashion ; to be worthy, not respectable, wealthy not rich ; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and...
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The Sprague Classic Readers: Book 1-5, Book 5, Part 2

Sarah E. Sprague - 1904
...view his waiting bride; The breezes sound a mellow horn — And Phoebus clasps the blushing morn! To live content with small means — to seek elegance...gently, act frankly — to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart — to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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Our Work, Volumes 1-10

1904
...My Symphony. To live Content with small Means; to -eek Elegance rather than Luxury; and Retinement rather than Fashion; to be Worthy, not Respectable;...gently, Act frankly; to listen to Stars and Birds, to Babes and Sages, with Open Heart ; to bear all Cheerfully, do all Bravely, await Occasions, hurry...
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Norman Howard Bartlett

George Waldo Browne - 1904 - 183 pages
...as beautiful viewed from the one as from theother. Let us make Channing's 'Symphony' our song: 'To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...be worthy not respectable, and wealthy not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages with open heart; to think quietly, and await occasions.'...
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Up Through Childhood: A Study of Some Principles of Education in Relation to ...

George Allen Hubbell - 1904 - 303 pages
...appropriate as a part of their philosophy of life this very brief but all-inclusive symphony: " To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly, act frankly,...
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Heart Throbs in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People and by Them ...

Joe Mitchell Chapple - 1905 - 436 pages
...twain, Go forth, brave heart! Attain! attain! Anon, from British Weekly. CH ANN ING'S SYMPHONY. To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasion, hurry...
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Heart Throbs in Prose and Verse Dear to the American People, Volume 1

Joe Mitchell Chapple - 1905
...moment I but ask That you'll remember me. Balfe's Opera, "The Bohemian Girl.' 'CHANNING'S 'SYMPHONY To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasion, hurry...
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The Value of Simplicity

Mary Minerva Barrows - 1905 - 172 pages
...taketh me Than all the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart. Ben Jonson. • To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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