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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 Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture, Volume 3

Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke - 1918
...the closing lines of his inspiring essay on "Self Reliance" may be found the summary of his creed: In the Will work and 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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Empire Club Speeches, Volume 17

1920
...gamble with fate. We have all been gambling with this dreadful game of the iron dice of war. He says "A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick, the return of your absent friend or some other favorable event raises your spirits and you think good...
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Essays and Poems of Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 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 always drag her after thee. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick,...
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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays for First-year Students Selected by the ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1923 - 428 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 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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Adventures in Essay Reading: Essays Selected by the Department of Rhetoric ...

University of Michigan. Dept. of Rhetoric and Journalism - 1924 - 428 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 jjQod days are preparing for you. Do not believe...
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The Collected Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred Riggs Ferguson, Joseph Slater, Jean Ferguson Carr - 1971 - 424 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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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 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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American Romanticism and the Marketplace

Michael T. Gilmore - 2010 - 188 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" (CW 2 : 50). Emerson's own tendencies toward Idealism...
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The Arnoldian, Volumes 7-9

1979
...thought, instantly rights himself, stands in the erect position, commands his limbs, works miracles" and "In the Will work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance" are statements in praise of the power of the Conscious Will in "Self Reliance."2 In the second part...
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