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" Opposite to exercise is idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, stepmother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 141
1864
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - 1800 - 616 pages
...of gentry) or want of Exercise, the bane of body and niinde, the nurse of naughtiness, ste]. mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the devil's cushion, as bGnalter calls it, his pillow...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy,: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes ..., Volume 1

Robert Burton - 1804 - 622 pages
...idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, step-mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the .devils cushion, (as "Gualter calls it) his pillow...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist

1840 - 614 pages
...successful. " Idleness of mind," says Burton in his Anatomy of Melancholy, " is the badge of gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness,...seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil reposes, and a great cause of melancholy." ATT 14/A December, 1839. (7'y be continued.) THE HARE WITH...
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The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior, Volume 1

Robert Burton - 1821 - 614 pages
...idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, step-mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the devils cushion, (as *Gualter calls it) his pillow...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptomes ...

Robert Burton - 1821 - 612 pages
...idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane of body and mind, die nurse of naughtiness, step-mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the devils cushion, (as "Gualtcr calls it) his pillow...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 844 pages
...1 should both keep myself from being worse, and not have time to entertain evil." Thus far Feltham. Idleness is the bane of body and mind, the nurse of...the seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the tempter chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases : for...
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Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette of the Fashionable ..., Volumes 34-35

1853 - 572 pages
...which makes men conclude hastily. Experience and humility teach modesty and fear. — Jeremy Taylor. Idleness is the bane of body and mind, the nurse of...mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, the cushion on which the devil chiefly reposes, and a great cause not only of melancholy, but of many other diseases,...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes ..., Volume 1

Robert Burton - 1837 - 644 pages
...idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane -of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, step-mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the devils .cushion, (as ' Gualter calls it) his...
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The Anatomy of Melancholy ...: To which is Prefixed, a Satyricall Preface ...

Robert Burton - 1838 - 762 pages
...idleness (the badge of gentry), or want of exercise, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness, step-mother of discipline, the chief author of all mischief, one of the seven deadly sins, and a sole cause of this and many other maladies, the devil's cushion, (as P Gualter calls it) his...
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The Juryman's Legal Hand-book, and Manual of Common Law

Thomas Harttree Cornish - 1843 - 334 pages
...skilful. " Idleness of mind," says Burton in his Anatomy of t Melancholy, " is the badge of gentry, the bane of body and mind, the nurse of naughtiness,...seven deadly sins, the cushion upon which the devil reposes, and a great cause of melancholy." Lord Coke wrote the subjoined distich, which he religiously...
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