Edgar Linton, as multitudes have been before and will be after him, was infatuated: and believed himself the happiest
man alive on the day he led her to Gimmerton Chapel, three years subsequent to his father's death.
If it does nothing else, it will remind me of the happiest
evening of my life -- and that's another.
And when, at the fortnight's end, he comes to join you and your beloved husband, on your other fortnight's trip in Wales, you shall say that we have sent him to you in the best health and in the happiest
Best and happiest
of all, the Time before him was his own, to make amends in!
I immediately went into an explanation how I had never seen my own father; and how my mother and I had always lived by ourselves in the happiest
state imaginable, and lived so then, and always meant to live so; and how my father's grave was in the churchyard near our house, and shaded by a tree, beneath the boughs of which I had walked and heard the birds sing many a pleasant morning.
Nor those mysterious parts were then conceald, Then was not guiltie shame, dishonest shame Of natures works, honor dishonorable, Sin-bred, how have ye troubl'd all mankind With shews instead, meer shews of seeming pure, And banisht from mans life his happiest
life, Simplicitie and spotless innocence.
I should say that you were the happiest
man alive at this instant.
Now, ere we say farewell," said the Queen, as they gathered nearer to the child, "tell me, dear Eva, what among all our Fairy gifts will make you happiest
, and it shall be yours.
Jane could have no reserves from Elizabeth, where confidence would give pleasure; and instantly embracing her, acknowledged, with the liveliest emotion, that she was the happiest
creature in the world.
For good fortune is something different from happiness, as every good which depends not on the mind is owing to chance or fortune; but it is not from fortune that any one is wise and just: hence it follows, that that city is happiest
which is the best and acts best: for no one can do well who acts not well; nor can the deeds either of man or city be praiseworthy without virtue and wisdom; for whatsoever is just, or wise, or prudent in a man, the same things are just, wise, and prudent in a city.
Before the end of the year, I think I began learning that those who are happiest
are those who do the most for others.
The Land of Oz is surely the most favored land in all the world, and its people the happiest