Mirth is short and transient, cheerfulness fixed and permanent. Those are often raised into the greatest transports of mirth who are subject to the greatest depressions of melancholy. On the contrary, cheerfulness, though it does not give the mind such... The British Essayists;: Spectator - الصفحة 2بواسطة Alexander Chalmers - 1808عرض كامل
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...subject to the greatest depression of melancholy: on the contrary, cheerfulness, though it does not give the mind such an exquisite gladness, prevents...and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity." — ADDISON (Spectator, No. 381). LECTURE THE THIRD. 40.24 my lord the Earl of Warwick* * The husband...