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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 American Revelation: Ten Ideals That Shaped Our Country from the ...

Neil Baldwin - 2005 - 253 pages
...struggles and trials of the external world, leading to familiar results — "a political victory, a rise in rents, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friend." From such conventional human accomplishments in the crucible of experience, a man's spirits are raised...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - 2007 - 200 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 Raj Quartet: The towers of silence

Paul Scott - 2007 - 1019 pages
...back o ^ into it. 'In the will work and acquite, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance, and shall always drag her after thee. A political victory, a rise of rents, the recovering of your sick, or the return of your absent friend, or some other quite external event, raises...
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Maximize Your Potential Through the Power of Your Subconscious Mind for a ...

Joseph Murphy - 2008 - 153 pages
...Emerson wrote: Most men gamble with her [Fortune], 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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Emerson: Political Writings

Kenneth S. Sacks - 2008 - 237 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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Teachers World, Volume 5

1893
...that 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...wheel of Chance and shalt always drag her after thee. Put God in your debt. Every stroke shall be repaid. The longer the payment is withholden the better...
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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
...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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Liberty Review: A Magazine of Politics, Economics, and Sociology..., Volume 18

1905
...than self-interest, since it leads to disastrous results to all interests concerned. Emerson says that a political victory, a rise of rents, the recovery of your sick, or the return of your absent friends, or some other favourable event, raises your spirits, and you think good days are preparing...
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The Chautauquan: Organ of the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle

1900
...their creeds a disease of the intellect." "Traveling is a fool's paradise." " Society never advances." "In the Will work and acquire, and thou hast chained the Wheel of Chance, and shall sit hereafter out of fear from her rotations." He never modifies and he seldom explains his extreme...
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