O father! not my will, but thine be done; be this our charm, mellowing earth’s griefs and joys, that we may cling forever to thy heart, in perfect rest.
We cannot pass our guardian angel’s bounds, resigned or sullen, he will hear our sighs.
When you find yourself overpowered, as it were, by melancholy, the best way is to go out and do something.
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