We live in an ascending scale when we live happily, one thing leading to another in an endless series. There is always a new horizon for onward-looking men, and although we dwell on a small planet, immersed in petty business and not enduring beyond a brief period of years, we are so constituted that our hopes are inaccessible, like stars, and the term of hoping is prolonged until the term of life. To be truly happy is a question of how we begin and not of how we end, of what we want and not of what we have.
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原文： El Dorado It seems as if a great deal were attainable in a world where there are so many marriages and decisive battles, and where we all, at certain hours of the day, and with great ...（查看全文）
Happily we all shoot at the moon with ineffectual arrows; our hopes are set on inaccessible El Dorado; we nete to an end of nothing here below. Interests are only plucked up to sow themselves agai...（查看全文）
A young fellow recently finished the works of Thomas Carlyle, winding up, if we remember aright, with the ten note-books upon Frederick the Great. "What!" cried the young fellow, in consternatio...（查看全文）
Suppose he could take one meal so netpact and netprehensive that he should never hunger any more; suppose him, at a glance, to take in all the features of the world and allay the desire for knowle...（查看全文）