Can all that make me any happier or better?
And I am sure there will not be a happier man than you.
The unintelligent over-regulation of the French government could not maintain the colonies which had been founded in happier times.
At another time she asked, "Do you not think we would be very much happier always, if we did not have to die?"
The marriage, in spite of occasional wranglings, proved happier than might have been expected.
He wanted her, and nothing had ever made her happier in her life than when she saw the depth of his emotion in his eyes and lived through the consuming intensity with which he made love to her.
I fear for his reputation if we be discovered but I have never been happier than next to him, beneath the buffalo robe that covered us.
18, 1523), his accession was hailed as the dawn of a happier era.
He was no more successful than Piri or his successor Murad in fighting the elements and the Portuguese in the Persian Gulf; but he was happier in his fate.
Certainly in happier times, when the worst period of storm and stress was over, there would be a desire to enliven the services with music, which would naturally be borrowed from the traditional music of the great national sanctuary.
I have still as much vanity as ever, which is a happier passion by far, because great reputation I think I may acquire and keep, great situation I never can acquire, nor if acquired keep, without making sacrifices that I never will make."
He is the idealizing poet of the hopes and aspirations and of the purer and happier life of which the age seemed to contain the promise.
But it is still capable of producing men of original force; it still maintains the traditions of a happier time; it is still alive to the value of literary culture, and endeavours by minute attention to style to produce new effects.
In the summer of 1770 he returned to Paris, resumed music-copying, and was on the whole happier than he had been since he had to leave Montlouis.
Elizabeth thus lost all hereditary title to the throne, and her early years of childhood can hardly have been happier than Mary's.
After Homer there had come to Greece the new view that the soul is more real than the body, that it is imprisoned in the carcase as a prison-house, that it is capable of enjoying a happier life freed from the body, and that it can transmigrate from body to body.
Missionary work in the island has thus passed through a peculiarly trying experience, but happier conditions are now likely to prevail.
But after his removal from this establishment to Felsted school in Essex, where Martin Holbeach was master, his disposition took a happier turn; and having soon made considerable progress in learning, he was in 1643 entered at St Peter's College, and afterwards at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he applied himself to the study of literature and science, especially of natural philosophy.
Carlyle, now that happier relations had been restored, did his best to give her the needed comforts; and in spite of his immersion in Frederick, showed her all possible attention in later years.
Verse 9: "Happier were the slain of the sword Than the slain of famine!
But the prevailing impression we carry away after reading him is that in all his early satires he was animated by a sincere and manly detestation of the tyranny and cruelty, the debauchery and luxury, the levity and effeminacy, the crimes and frauds, which we know from other sources were then rife in Rome, and that a more serene wisdom and a happier frame of mind were attained by him when old age had somewhat allayed the fierce rage which vexed his manhood.
His logic, while never obtruded, was rarely at fault; but lie loved the flash of the rapier, and was never happier than when he had to face down a mob and utterly foil it by sheer superiority in fencing.
The beginning of a happier era, however, was expected with the opening of the new reign.
It was perhaps a happier result of the war that it tended to the continuance of the Anglo-French alliance.
And the sooner we get machines to do the things they can do, freeing up people to do what they can do, the happier and wealthier we all will be.
In my experience, people who challenge themselves and strive for goals are happier and healthier than those who don't.
And He is happier than any of us because He is greater than any of us, and also because He not merely SEES your happiness as we do, but He also MADE it.
The knowledge doesn't make life any sweeter or happier, does it?
If more people knew this, and the friends and relatives of deaf children learned the manual alphabet at once the deaf all over the world would be happier and better educated.
If you think you'd be happier with Claudette, I won't stand in your way, but I want to make it clear that I don't want you to go.
His slain brother's wife had always been a painful sight for him, the reminder of his brother and a happier time before the Schism.
She looked healthier and happier than during their last two encounters, and Linda had let it slip that she and Rainy were talking again.
We couldn't have been happier, and it never changed for a moment for the whole twelve years before he died.
"Even happier because I didn't have to plan them," Evelyn said.
He'd tried to block all memories of a happier time for fear he'd never see such times again.
Though she missed her friend, Jenn couldn't be happier for Dusty.
Her father said she seems so much happier since you two got together.
They reveal to us the true and better side of George Sand, the loyal and devoted friend, the mother who under happier conditions might have been reputed a Roman matron.
A race was formed strong enough to keep the empire itself in check, strong enough, except for its own internecine contests, to have formed a nation equal to its happier neighbors.
The influence of the happier communities has been exercised on behalf of those in a worse position by individuals such as Sir Moses Montefiore rather than by societies or leagues.
He was happier in these pursuits than in the exercise of his jurisdiction.
A brave soldier, an experienced and astute general, he was never happier than when engaged in war.
Like his father, he was nowhere happier than in the family circle, and he was particularly attached to his -sister, the grand-duchess Xenia, who was seven years younger than himself.
Natasha at once recognized the shorter and younger man in the white uniform: it was Bolkonski, who seemed to her to have grown much younger, happier, and better-looking.
"You look happier than a moth on a cashmere sweater," Fred said.
Reciprocally this continued service, whilst strengthening our true unity, renders us at once both happier and better."
Are there no women living unmarried, and even the happier for it?
You'd be happier taking care of a rambling old house in the middle of nowhere?