MASTER of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on my footsteps wait. Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel and mart and palace— soon or late I knock unbidden once at every gate! If sleeping, wake... The Technical World Magazine - Page 4331904Full view
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L. W. De Laurence - 1998 - 410 pages
...but the opinion expressed in the second is not so well known : OPPORTUNITY. THE FIRST OPINION. Master of human destinies am I, Fame, love, and fortune on...penury, and woe ; Seek me in vain and uselessly implore — / answer not, and I return no more. OPPORTUNITY. THE SECOND OPINION. They do me wrong who say I...