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" 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 433
1904
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A Week in the White House with Theodore Roosevelt: A Study of the President ...

William Bayard Hale - 1908 - 153 pages
...footsteps wait, Cities and fields I walk; I penetrate Deserts and seas remote, and passing by Hovel, the mart, and palace, soon or late I knock unbidden once...uselessly implore, I answer not, and I return no more. The room contains no patriotic symbol nor emblem of office, unless the gu g £ Hud, 5-S a UJ -5 S big...
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The career of a journalist

William Salisbury - 1908 - 529 pages
...fate, And they who follow me reach every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death. Bin those who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to failure,...vain, and uselessly implore — I answer not, and 1 return no more!" Some time after this I heard a speech by Secretary of State Hay, who defended the...
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Fun and Pathos of One Life

James T. DuBois - 1908 - 187 pages
...desire, and conquer every foe Save death; but they who doubt or hesitate, Condemned to penury, failure and woe, Seek me in vain and uselessly implore. I answer not, and I return no more." Opportunities for patriotism are as common as the ebb and flow of the tide, and come to all in various...
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Humorous Hits and how to Hold an Audience: A Collection of Short Selections ...

Grenville Kleiser - 1908 - 334 pages
...conquer every foe Save death : but those who doubt or hesitate Condemned to failure, penury and wo, Seek me in vain and uselessly implore; I answer not and I return no more. OPPORTUNITY'S REPLY BY WAI/TEB MALONE They do me wrong who say I come no more, When once I knock and...
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The Centennial Celebration of the Foundation of the University of Maryland ...

John Conrad Hemmeter - 1908 - 267 pages
...every state Mortals desire, and conquer every foe Save death; while those who doubt or hesitate See me in vain, and uselessly implore; I answer not, and I return no more." — Ingalls. Perhaps the most important question affecting the future, not only of science in the limited...
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The Advance Advocate, Volume 17

1908
...every foe Save death ; but those who doubt or hesitate. Condemned to failures, penury and woe, Seek jne in vain and uselessly implore — I answer not and I return no more." — Ingalls. Human Nature in Trades Union Publicity. BY THE REV. CHARLES STELZLE. It is assumed that...
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Culture by Self-help in a Literary, an Academic Or an Oratorical Career

Robert Waters - 1909 - 369 pages
...This matter is finely expressed in a little poem by John J. Ingalls entitled "Opportunity": Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love, and fortune on...uselessly implore; I answer not, and I return no more! CHAPTER XXIV. L THE TWO PITTS INFLUENCES THAT FORM THE MIND. ET me say a word or two more on this subject...
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Ingalls of Kansas: A Character Study

William Elsey Connelley - 1909 - 232 pages
...with the beautiful in any form. It is a diamond of purest water perfectly cut: OPPORTUNITY. Master of human destinies am I ! Fame, love and fortune on...uselessly implore. I answer not, and I return no more! The sentiment of this poem is not universally accepted. Efforts to controvert its teaching were early...
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Select Notes on the International Sunday School Lessons ..., Volume 36

1909
...ornament was this signed manuscript copy of Ingalls's famous poem, "Opportunity." OPPORTUNITY. Master of human destinies am I ! Fame, love and fortune on...uselessly implore I answer not, and I return no more! — Jn°- J- fngalls. LESSON II. — October 9. THE PARABLE OF THE TALENTS. — Matthew 25 : 14-30....
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Ingalls of Kansas: A Character Study

William Elsey Connelley - 1909 - 232 pages
...with the beautiful in any form. It is a diamond of purest water perfectly cut: OPPORTUNITY. Master of human destinies am I! Fame, love and fortune on...and uselessly implore. I answer not, and I return no morel The sentiment of this poem is not universally accepted. Efforts to controvert its teaching were...
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