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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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Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to "Eight Cousins"

Louisa May Alcott - 1877 - 375 pages
...together. " ' 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...or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.' " " Confoundedly bad angels they are too/' muttered Charlie ruefully, remembering the one that undid...
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Done in the dark, by the author of 'Recommended to mercy', etc, Volume 2

Matilda Charlotte Houstoun - 1877
...the invalid's pallid face was entirely efficacious in chasing it, for the nonce, away. CHAPTER LI. " Our acts our angels are, or good, or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." FLETCHER. A ROOM some sixteen feet square, bow -windowed, after the fashion of sea-side lodginghouses,...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Lectures and biographical sketches

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...lines: — " 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...or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still." Page 28, note 2. Impatient as he was of quackery in things spiritual, and unattractive as semi-physiological...
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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
...quaesiveris extra." "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...Cast the bantling on the rocks, Suckle him with the she-wolf's teat; Wintered with the hawk and fox, Power and speed be hands and feet. ESSAY II SELF-RELIANCE...
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays and Lectures (LOA #15): Nature; Addresses, and ...

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1983 - 1150 pages
...quaesiveris extra." "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...Beaumont and Fletcher's Honest Man's Fortune Cast the banding on the rocks, Suckle him with the she-wolf's teat; Wintered with the hawk and fox, Power and...
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Twentieth-Century Literary Theory: An Introductory Anthology

Vassilis Lambropoulos, David Neal Miller - 1987 - 521 pages
...and Fletcher: 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 — The third, one of Emerson's own gnomic verses, is prophetic of much contemporary shamanism: Cast...
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American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions

Arthur Versluis - 1993 - 368 pages
...Fletcher were those in The Honest Man's Fortune, reprinted in Parnassus, Emerson's poetry anthology: Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.64 All of these quotations pertain to karma. In "Fate," Emerson further defines what he meant:...
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Angels

Ariel Books - 1993 - 80 pages
...trumpets, angels, and arise, arise iJrom death, you numberless infinities Of souls. — JOHN DONNE _ Uur acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by still — JOHN FLETCHER The JConest Man s ffortane (Jle shall cover t/iee with his feathers, and under...
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Early Postmodernism: Foundational Essays

Paul A. Bové - 1995 - 295 pages
...and Fletcher: 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. The third, one of Emerson's own gnomic verses, is prophetic of much contemporary shamanism: Cast the...
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The Dramatic Works in the Beaumont and Fletcher Canon: Volume 10, The Honest ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1996 - 758 pages
...Render an honest, and a perfect man Command all light, all influence, all fate, Nothing to him fals early or too late. Our acts our Angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal I shadowes that walke by us still, And when the stars are labouring, we believe It is not that they...
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