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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Cheerfulness
 
  A cheerful temper joined with innocence will make beauty attractive, knowledge delightful and wit good-natured.
        Addison—The Tatler. No. 192.
  1
Cheered up himself with ends of verse
And sayings of philosophers.
        Butler—Hudibras. Pt. I. Canto III. L. 1,011.
  2
Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose,
Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes.
        Goldsmith—The Traveller. L. 1,853.
  3
A cheerful look makes a dish a feast.
        Herbert—Jacula Prudentum.
  4
Cheer up, the worst is yet to come.
        Philander Johnson. See Everybody’s Magazine. May, 1920. P. 36. See Tennyson—Sea Dreams, L. 5 from end.
  5
          It is good
To lengthen to the last a sunny mood.
        Lowell—Legend of Brittany. Pt. I. St. 35.
  6
Leve fit quod bene fertur onus.
  That load becomes light which is cheerfully borne.
        Ovid—Amorum. I. 2. 10.
  7
    Had she been light, like you,
Of such a merry, nimble, stirring spirit,
She might ha’ been a grandam ere she died;
And so may you; for a light heart lives long.
        Love’s Labour’s Lost. Act V. Sc. 2. L. 15.
  8
          Look cheerfully upon me.
Here, love; thou seest how dilgent I am.
        Taming of the Shrew. Act IV. Sc. 3. L. 38.
  9
He makes a July’s day short as December,
And with his varying childness cures in me
Thoughts that would thick my blood.
        Winter’s Tale. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 169.
  10
A cheerful life is what the Muses love,
A soaring spirit is their prime delight.
        WordsworthFrom the Dark Chambers.
  11
Corn shall make the young men cheerful.
        Zachariah. IX. 17.
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