What is a day well spent

"Just as a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a well-spent life brings happy death."

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As a day well spent procures a happy sleep, so a life well employed procures a happy death.

XIX Philosophical Maxims. Morals. Polemics and Speculations.

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