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  • Je vous felicite sur votre Success, is common to all.

    John Adams diary 35, 26 October - 17 November 1782

  • Nous croyons que toute notre justice est fondee en la remission de nos peches, comme aussi c'est notre seule felicite, comme dit David.

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • England under yow a weak instrument, so will I with toung and pen iustifie your aucthoritie and regiment as the HOLIE GHOST hath iustified the same In DEBORA, that blessed mother in Israeli, but yf these premisses (as GOD forbid) neglected, ye shall begyn to brag of your birth, and to build your aucthoritie vpon your owne law, flatter yow who so list youre felicite shalbe schort.

    The First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women.

  • DEBORA, that blessed mother in Israeli, but yf these premisses (as GOD forbid) neglected, ye shall begyn to brag of your birth, and to build your aucthoritie vpon your owne law, flatter yow who so list youre felicite shalbe schort.

    The First Blast of the Trumpet against the monstrous regiment of Women

  • But for that he coude nat fynde certayne ende of goodnes and hyest felicite in naturall thinges: nor induce men to the same, he gaue the hye contemplacions of his mynde to moral vertues.

    The Ship of Fools, Volume 1

  • But the enuie of our great and continuall enemie the wicked Spirite is such, that as hee coulde not suffer our olde father Adam to liue in the felicite and Angelike state wherein hee was first created, but tempting him sought and procured his ruine and fall: so againe, finding at this flood none but a father and three sonnes liuing, hee so caused one of them to transgresse and disobey his fathers commaundement, that after him all his posterity shoulde bee accursed.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation, Vol. XII., America, Part I.

  • Here after foloweth the Boke named the Shyp of Foles of the world: translated out of Laten, French and Doche into Englysse in the Colege of saynt Mary Otery By me Alexander Barclay to the felicite and moste holsom instruccion of mankynde the whiche conteyneth al suche as wandre from the way of trouth and from the open Path of holsom vnderstondynge and wysdom: fallynge into dyuers blyndnesses of ye mynde, folysshe sensualytees, and vndlawful delectacions of the body.

    The Ship of Fools, Volume 1

  • "Si tout doit finir avec nous, si l'homme ne doit rien attendre apres cette vie, et que ce soit ici notre patrie, notre origine, et la seul felicite que nous pouvons nous promettre, pourquoi n'y sommes-nous pas heureux?

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • Si l'homme n'a rien au - dessus de la bete, que ne coule-t-il ses jours comme elle, sans souci, sans inquietude, sans degout, sans tristesse, dans la felicite des sens et de la chair? "

    She and I, Volume 2 A Love Story. A Life History.

  • Je vous felicite, mademoiselle, sur votre franchise; vous pouvez rejoindre vos camarades. "

    Margot Asquith, an Autobiography - Two Volumes in One

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