Samuel Johnson Quote

So scanty is our present allowance of happiness that in many situations life could scarcely be supported if hope were not allowed to relieve the present hour by pleasures borrowed from the future.


The Works: Together With His Life, And Notes On His Life Of The Poets (ed. 1787)

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So scanty is our present allowance of happiness that in many situations life could scarcely be supported if hope were not allowed to relieve the...

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So scanty is our present allowance of happiness that in many situations life could scarcely be supported if hope were not allowed to relieve the...

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So scanty is our present allowance of happiness that in many situations life could scarcely be supported if hope were not allowed to relieve the...

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So scanty is our present allowance of happiness that in many situations life could scarcely be supported if hope were not allowed to relieve the...