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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... "
Medical Herald - Page 47
1914
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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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The Unitarian, Volume 12

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - 1897
...has so beautifully sketched in what he calls his Symphony might well be the wish and aim of all : — "To live content with small means, To seek elegance...than luxury, And refinement rather than fashion ; To bear all cheerfully, Do all bravely ; To listen to birds and stars, To babes and sages, with open heart...
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Mind, Volume 8

1901
...body." Channing has beautifully described this teachable, open-minded attitude in the following words : "To study hard, think quietly, talk 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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Medical Brief: A Monthly Journal of Scientific Medicine ..., Volume 26, Issue 2

1898
...ounce. But it is better to avoid these solutions altogether. — Gaillard's Med. Jour. Life's Symphony. To live content with small means; to seek elegance...bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common....
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School and Home Education, Volume 21

George Pliny Brown, George Alfred Brown, William Chandler Bagley - 1901
...the expression of as comprehensive a working ideal as I know of, the following words of Channing : "To live content with small means; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages ; to bear all cheerfully, to do all bravely, await occasions hurry never — in...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - 1898
...soon as we do as well as we know, we shall breed children who will live up to Channing's high ideal : To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly j to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with open hearts ; to bear all cheerfully, do all...
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Notes and Queries and Historic Magazine, Volume 18

1900
...ox and ass together. 257 "Pis from the world of little things, the ever-greatening Cosmos wings. 330 To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury. 38 Truth, light, and liberation for discouraged humanity. 82 Verily, God comprehendeth all things with...
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The Church at Home and Abroad, Volume 24

Henry Addison Nelson, Albert B. Robinson - 1898
...luxury, Refinement rather than fashion ; To be worthy, not simply respectable ; And wealthy, not simply rich ; To study hard, think quietly, Talk gently, act frankly ; To listen with open heart to birds and stars, To babea and sages ; To bear all cheerfully, do all bravely ; Await...
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Science and Industry: 1898-99, Volume 3

1899
...goal of perfect contentment. zation of the unprofitableness of mere artificial aids to happiness : To live content with small means ; to seek elegance...respectable, and wealthy, not rich ; to study hard, think quickly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart...
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Right Living as a Fine Art: A Study of Channings̓ Symphony as an Outline of ...

Newell Dwight Hillis - 1899 - 52 pages
...work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it." Psalm xc: 17. MY SYMPHONY. 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 ; to think quietly, act...
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