The Epigrams of Martial

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G. Bell and sons, 1904 - 660 pages

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Page 470 - THE MEANS TO ATTAIN HAPPY LIFE. MARTIAL, the things that do attain The happy life be these, I find, — The riches left, not got with pain; The fruitful ground, the quiet mind, The equal friend; no grudge, no strife; No charge of rule, nor governance ; Without disease, the healthful life; The household of continuance...

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