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" Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then how little do we need ! For nature's calls are few : In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. "
London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer... - Page 232
1749
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...Monarchs! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758
...Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has-fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765
...Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humblerjot, IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large indeed, ,i But then, how little do we need ! For Nature's calls...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may fuflice, . ,' And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - 1770
...Monarchs ! we envy not your flate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little do...no more than may fuffice,] And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with Content Whate'er kind Providence has fent,Nor aim beyond our pow'r )...
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The Oxford Magazine: Or, Universal Museum, Volumes 8-9

1772
...: Wonarchs, we envy not your ftatc : We look wijh pity on the great, And blefs our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed, But then, how little do we need ! For nature's calls ere few : In that the art of Ihmg lies, To warn no more than mav fufficc, And make that little do....
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 10

John Wesley - 1787
...not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not Jarge indeed, But then, how little do we need ! For -nature's...more than may fuffice, And make that little do. We'll We'll therefore rclifli with content Whate'er kind Providenc^-has fent, Nor aim beyond our power ;...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue. And ...

1780 - 204 pages
...Monarchs! we envy not your ftate,. We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. IX. Our portion is not large indeed, But then, how little...no more than may fuffice, And make that little do. X. We'll therefore relifh with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r;...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 3

1782
...Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate; We look with pity en, the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed; But then how little...fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifii, with content, Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r ; For if our flock...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...: Monarchs ! we envy not your ftate, We look with pity on the great, And blefs our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed ; But then, how little...fuffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relifli with content Whate'er kind Providence has fent, Nor aim beyond our pow'r; For if our ftock...
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