All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast.
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George Leo Haydock
Feast. Those who repine at their condition are miserable; while the poor may be delivered from many cares. (Calmet)
--O vitæ tuta facultas Pauperis angustique laris. (Luc. Phar. v.)
Under affliction every thing displeases; but all delights the cheerful temper.