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" A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe it. Nothing can bring you peace but... "
Essays - Page 73
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...drag her after thee. A political victory, a rise of rent, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external...
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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and Hfal w1'^ — Causf MK\ Jjflfect, the chancellors of God. In "the Will work and acquire,...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of...
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Introductory Lessons in English Literature: For High Schools and Academies

Israel C. McNeill, Samuel Adams Lynch - 1901 - 376 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with Cause and Effect, the chancellors of God. 580 In the Will work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 4

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...drag her after thee. A political victory, a rise of rent, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 pages
...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shalt sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...or the return of your absent friend, or some other favorable event raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing for you. Do not believe...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 324 pages
...is called Fortune. Most men gamble with her, and gain all, and lose all, as her wheel rolls. But do thou leave as unlawful these winnings, and deal with...acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery...
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Ideal and Real: The Students' Calendar ... an Introduction

Lorin Gurney Sampson Farr - 1904 - 199 pages
...of life, is that in which the inward eye opens to the unity of things, to the omnipresence of Law. In the will work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of chance, and shall ever drag her after thee. There can be no driving force except through the conversion of the...
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