Ralph Waldo Emerson

Boston / United States
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Boston / United States
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Rating: 3.4
Deep in the man sits fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great:
Unknown to Cromwell as to me
Was Cromwell's measure or degree;
Unknown to him as to his horse,
If he than his groom be better or worse.
He works, plots, fights, in rude affairs,
With squires, lords, kings, his craft compares,
Till late he learned, through doubt and fear,
Broad England harbored not his peer:
Obeying time, the last to own
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Dr Antony Theodore 29 November 2019
a very fine poem tony
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Dr Antony Theodore 29 November 2019
For the prevision is allied Unto the thing so signified; Or say, the foresight that awaits Is the same Genius that creates.
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Ruta Mohapatra 17 March 2018
' Deep in the man sits fast his fate'...........True!
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Prabhata naik 07 February 2018
Prabhata naik
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Amar Agarwala 06 June 2016
A wonderful piece of writing. Liked it immensely.
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A unique idea of fate which combines with the hard work and statesmanship with military skills of a genius.
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Edward Kofi Louis 06 June 2016
Unto the thing so signified! Nice piece of work.
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M Asim Nehal 06 June 2016
Awesome and inspiring. Thanks for sharing it.
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B.m. Biswas 06 June 2016
Classic.....fate is fate....
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* Sunprincess * 19 October 2015
........very nice....with a wonderful theme ?
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