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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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The Vengeance of the Flag, and Other Occasional Addresses

Henry Dodge Estabrook - 1914 - 372 pages
...simple, even to the verge of severity. Here is the way to live, as summed up by William Henry Channing: " To seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, to do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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Sunlit Days

1915 - 392 pages
...greatness flow 'round our incompleteness; 'round our restlessness, Thy rest." Amen. OLIN BURR COIT. 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, to do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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Public Speaking for Normal and Academy Students

James Watt Raine - 1915 - 207 pages
...crossed the bar. 5. Write out an expansive paraphrase of "My Symphony," by William Henry Chanhing. 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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How to Make Good: Or, Winning Your Largest Success

Alfred Tyler Hemingway - 1915 - 78 pages
...of the propaganda of peace and good- will. M Learn and love William Henry Channing's "MY SYMPHONY" "To live content with small means, to seek elegance...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to listen to stars and birds and sages with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly, act frankly,...
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One Thousand Literary Questions and Answers

Mary Eleanor Kramer - 1917 - 285 pages
...motto in heraldic Latin, " Excelsior." 180. The following is William Henry Channing's " My Symphony " : 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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Oral Reading & Public Speaking

John Reinder Pelsma - 1918 - 499 pages
...war ! Hurrah ! hurrah ! for Ivry and Henry of Navarre ! The Battle of Ivry. MACAULAY. MIDDLE KEY 1. 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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Memory's Milestones: Reminiscences of Seventy Years of a Busy Life in Pittsburgh

Percy Frazer Smith - 1918 - 292 pages
...keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on Thee, because he trusteth in Thee.' MY SYMPHONY. 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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Delight and Power in Speech: A Universal Dramatic Reader

Leonard G. Nattkemper, George Wharton James - 1919 - 754 pages
...perish from the earth. Channing's "Symphony" is another interesting illustration of musical prose: 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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Mental, Divine and Faith Healings: Their Explanation and Place

John Macphail Waggett - 1919 - 259 pages
...friends, his words were, "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 an open...
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The Cambrian, Volume 26

1906
...ring with the true philosophy of life, and scholars of no musical attainment can understand it fullv : To live content with small means, To seek elegance rather than luxury, Refinement rather than fashion. To be Worthy, not respectable; wealthy, not rich; To study hard, think...
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