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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. "
A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. - Seite 260
von Collection - 1755
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...more, which we very cheerfully set about, singing together the following lines of Dr Cotton : — " Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little...the art of living lies : To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do." At this time my wages were only nine shillings a-week, and my wife...
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The People's journal (with which is incorporated Howitt's journal ..., Bände 3-4

People's and Howitt's journal
...of Dr. Cotton, that Your portion is not largo indeed, But then, how little do you need, For Mature'! calls are few ; In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. There are few who have not, at one time or other, felt, how useful...
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The Christian Pioneer, Band 1;Band 9

1744
...there shall cease ; And perfect joy and love sincere, Adorn the abodes of peace. THE ART OF LIVING. OUB portion Is not large Indeed, But then how little do we need. For nature's calls are few j In this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. UMEAT...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...forgot : Monarchs ! we envy not your state, We look with pity on the great, And bless our humble lot. Our portion is not large, indeed, But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...
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Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers

1849 - 340 Seiten
...more, which we very cheerfully set about, singing together the following lines of Dr. Cotton : — " Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little...the art of living lies : To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do." At this time my wages were only nine shillings a-week and my wife...
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The voyage companion: a parting gift to female emigrants. By the author of ...

Servio (pseud.) - 1850
...on life's tempestuous sea, And having swelled a moment there, Subsides into eternity. CONTENTMENT. Our portion is not large indeed, But then how little...the art of living lies — To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We'll therefore relish with content Whate'er kind Providence has...
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Lives and Anecdotes of Misers

F. Somner MERRYWEATHER - 1850
...recollect the words of Dr. Cotton, that " Your portion is not large indeed, But then, how little do you 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." There are few who have not, at one time or other, felt, how useful...
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Lives and Anecdotes of Misers; Or, The Passion of Avarice Displayed: In the ...

Frederick Somner Merryweather - 1850 - 178 Seiten
...recollect the words of Dr. Cotton, that " Your portion ia not large indeed, But then, how little do you 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." There are few who have not, at one time or other, felt, how useful...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Bände 4-7

Ann Jane - 1851
...the larger and more tempting." Is this the way you make the most of your enjoyments 1 CAREFULNESS. Our portion is not large, indeed; But, then, how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. THE TWO MOTHERS.—No. VIL " Let her be a child of God, that she...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 Seiten
...forgot: Monarchs! we envy not your state; We look with pity on the great, And bless our humbler lot. Our portion is not large, indeed; But then how little...this the art of living lies, To want no more than may suffice, And make that little do. We 'll therefore relish, with content, Whate'er kind Providence has...
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