Happiness depends, as Nature shows, Less on exterior things than most suppose.
Table Talk. Line 246.
Note 1. Steal! to be sure they may; and, egad, serve your best thoughts as gypsies do stolen children,disguise them to make em pass for their own.Richard Brinsley Sheridan: The Critic, act i. sc. i. [back]
Note 2. England, with all thy faults I love thee still, My country! William Cowper: The Task, book ii. The Timepiece, line 206. [back]