No ray Of hope to cheer the way Whereon the fates
our desperate voyage urge.
7: And, they say, Hesiod is sufficient to prove that the word PONEROS (bad) has the same sense as `laborious' or `ill-fated'; for in the "Great Eoiae" he represents Alcmene as saying to Heracles: `My son, truly Zeus your father begot you to be the most toilful as the most excellent...'; and again: `The Fates
A TORTOISE, lazily basking in the sun, complained to the sea-birds of her hard fate
, that no one would teach her to fly.
Comprehensive Views.- To Supply the Russian Fur Establishment.- An Agent Sent to Russia.- Project of an Annual Ship.- The Beaver Fitted Out.- Her Equipment and Crew.- Instructions to the Captain.- The Sandwich Islands.Rumors of the Fate
of the Tonquin.- Precautions on Reaching the Mouth of the Columbia.
"Let me give you a useful tip, Emerson: attribute nothing to Fate
. Don't say, 'I didn't do this,' for you did it, ten to one.
1) Nay, but the piteous tale I've heard men tell Of Tantalus' doomed child, Chained upon Siphylus' high rocky fell, That clung like ivy wild, Drenched by the pelting rain and whirling snow, Left there to pine, While on her frozen breast the tears aye flow-- Her fate
's Footballs in particular, rehearsals had just reached that stage of brisk delirium when the author toys with his bottle of poison and the stage-manager becomes icily polite.
It was upon this sight then that Gahan of Gathol looked, over the edge of the careening deck of the Vanator, as he sought to learn the fate
of his warrior.
In ne house was a father weeping for the loss of his daughter, in another perhaps a mother trembling for the fate
of her child; and instead of the blessings that had formerly been heaped on the Sultan's head, the air was now full of curses.
And whatever may still overtake me as fate
and experience--a wandering will be therein, and a mountain-climbing: in the end one experienceth only oneself.
It is decreed of fate
, and therefore I am not guilty in this respect.
The SHIPPING GAZETTE does not even call her "lost with all hands." She remains simply "missing"; she has disappeared enigmatically into a mystery of fate
as big as the world, where your imagination of a brother-sailor, of a fellow-servant and lover of ships, may range unchecked.