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" Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. "
Twelve Essays - Page 38
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales, Issue 440

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...Word-Book] : " Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate ; Nothing to him falls early, or too late." So also Paradise Lost, x. 659. Fuller's Scripture Observations, xviii. 73. for — in spite of, notwitbstanding....
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Freemason's Monthly, Volume 4

1873
...received his money were silent ; those whom he refused were clamorous, and called him uncharitable." " Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." Not knowing ourselves, we trust that it was so. We only knowthat he appears in an unfavorable light...
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An Original and illustrated physiological and physiognomical chart

Joseph Simms - 1873 - 238 pages
...shifted from the shoulders of Atlas to yours. Ever keep in mind Fletcher's apothegmatic words: — "Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." Remember that character is as inseparable from yourself as your very being; and also, "Talents are...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1874 - 778 pages
...FLETCHER. 1576-1625. Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate. Nothing to him...good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. Upon an " Honest Man's Fortune." All things that are Made for our general uses are at war, — Even...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...they fall; Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest, and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him...good, or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still, And when the stars are laboring we believe It is not that they govern, but they grieve Our stubborn...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 pages
...they fall ; Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest, and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him...late. Our acts our Angels are, or good, or ill, Our fatnl shadows that walk by us still, And when the stars are laboring we believe It is not that they...
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The Theological Review, Volume 11

Charles Beard - 1874
...Conway's book is entitled " Sanctions." Its general purport is to illustrate the well-known couplet, " Our acts our angels are, or good, or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." J But how far this unseen attendance will follow us, is left obscure. " Let the motive be in the deed,"...
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History of Texas: From Its Discovery and Settlement, with a Description of ...

J. M. Morphis - 1874 - 591 pages
...knowledge of the law of retribution should ever stay the evil-doers' hands, for " Our oats our angeli are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still .'" CHAPTER XL The Policy of the United States towards Texas. — Instructions to the District-Attorneys....
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Good Words

1874
...in vain to reverse or to avert. It is a doom which we make by our own acts. ' Our acts our anfecís 0W ޤX!u { = g T 5 b - . 㸦 ~ ܴ" " Was it that here the preacher's eye rested for a moment on an unexpected bald head which had slowly...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1875 - 864 pages
...FLETCHER. 1576-1625. Man is his own star, and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man Commands all light, all influence, all fate. Nothing to him...good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still. Upon an " Honest Man 's Fortune." All things that are Made for our general uses are at war, — Even...
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