Eliza Haywood Quote

Most People are wretched more by the Fears of what may come, than what they endure at present.... a manifest Contradiction to good Sense; for who, with the right use of that, wou'd lose the Enjoyment of a present Comfort, to lament a Misfortune only in Supposition; which ten to one never comes to pass...


Fantomina and Other Works (ed. Broadview Press, 2004) - ISBN: 9781551115245

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Most People are wretched more by the Fears of what may come, than what they endure at present.... a manifest Contradiction to good Sense; for who,...

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Most People are wretched more by the Fears of what may come, than what they endure at present.... a manifest Contradiction to good Sense; for who,...

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Most People are wretched more by the Fears of what may come, than what they endure at present.... a manifest Contradiction to good Sense; for who,...

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Most People are wretched more by the Fears of what may come, than what they endure at present.... a manifest Contradiction to good Sense; for who,...