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" Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food; but God has given us wit, and flavour, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to " charm his pained steps over the burning... "
Maxims of the Wise and Good - Page 39
by Maxims - 1876 - 304 pages
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 12

1848
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this is surely the flavour of the mind ! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...man's pilgrimage, and to " charm his pained steps over the burning marl." — Sidney Smith. A FAIR EXAMPLE. CAROLINE FANNY GREGORY was born at Frame,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1849 - 424 pages
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavour of the mind! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...man's pilgrimage, and to " charm his pained steps over the burning marie." LECTURE XII. ON TASTE. ALL language which concerns the mind, is borrowed from...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 424 pages
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavour of the mind! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...man's pilgrimage, and to " charm his pained steps over the burning marie." I53 LECTURE XII. ON TASTE. ALL language which concerns the mind is borrowed...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 pages
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavor of the mind ! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...by tasteless food ; but God has given us wit, and flavor, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - 1850 - 391 pages
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavor of the mind ! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...by tasteless food ; but God has given us wit, and flavor, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - 1850
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the ▀avor of the mind ! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...by tasteless food ; but GOD has given us wit, and flavor, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, Timothy Flint, John Holmes Agnew - 1850
...a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavor of the mind ! Alan could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...by tasteless food ; but GOD has given us wit, and flavor, and brightness, and laughter, aad perfumes, to enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to...
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After-Dinner Table-Talk

Chetmond Gnelyu, Esq. - 1850
...heart and a shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit like this, is surely the flavour of the mind! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tasteless food ; but Grod has given us wit, and flavour, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes, to enliven the days...
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The Parlour magazine of the literature of all nations, Volume 1

1851
...heart and shining countenance. Genuine and innocent wit, like this, is surely the flaveur of the mind ! Man could direct his ways by plain reason, and support...enliven the days of man's pilgrimage, and to " charm hia pained Steps over tho burning Tiarle." — Sydney Smith. There are many people whose wholt wisdom...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 1

1851
...silver lining outward. 51 1 Like a merchantman, bringing out of his treasures things new and old.' MAN could direct his ways by plain reason, and support his life by tastelea food ; but God has given us wit, and flavour, and brightness, and laughter, and perfumes,...
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