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  • In the end, he struck it rich and built a cabin in Circle City; and his happiness was such that men who came to visit him in his home-circle became restless at the sight of it and envied him greatly.

    The Wife of a King

  • In the end, he struck it rich and built a cabin in Circle City; and his happiness was such that men who came to visit him in his home-circle became restless at the sight of it and envied him greatly.

    The Wife of a King

  • The marriage took place between 1818 and 1822, and four children, three boys and a girl, were its issue; but, the boys all dying in infancy, the young mother was left with her little daughter Anna to bring up, and with the desires of a rich, cultured woman, who did not find in her home-circle the wherewithal to satisfy them.

    Balzac

  • My home-circle was like a ring without its jewel, while I, an undenominated waif in search of a _visé_, was fluttering through the duchy of Baden.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873

  • Happily, for the peace of the home-circle, and the well-being of the human family, the years often mellow and ripen that which is good, and mould the character into excellence.

    Grace Darling Heroine of the Farne Islands

  • But romance outside of the home-circle cuts but a sorry figure; it is very dangerous for it to stray out of doors into the rough arena of life, -- into the street, gentlemen, -- where there are street-cars.

    Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885

  • Respect for morality and religion, a due regard for the Sabbath, and a dependence on the home-circle for pleasure and recreation, are the surest safeguard of peace, happiness, and prosperity.

    The International Monthly Magazine - Volume V - No II

  • But let him take this into account: that we ourselves, Athenians, once held Pydna, and Potidæa, and Methone, and all that country -- as it were in our own home-circle; and many of the states now under his sway were beginning to be self-ruled and free, and preferred to hold friendly relations with us rather than with him.

    Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life

  • The marriage took place between 1818 and 1822, and four children, three boys and a girl, were its issue; but, the boys all dying in infancy, the young mother was left with her little daughter Anna to bring up, and with the desires of a rich, cultured woman, who did not find in her home-circle the wherewithal to satisfy them.

    Balzac

  • To the nearer friends of his home-circle Wagner's personality must have been singularly attractive, from the intelligent sympathy which he showed with everything human, and from the irrepressible gaiety which never forsook him for long.

    Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde"; an essay on the Wagnerian drama

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