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" There is a tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune ; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. "
The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review - Page 419
by H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - 1818
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Campbell; or, The Scottish probationer, a novel [by A. Balfour].

Alexander Balfour, Campbell (fict. name.) - 1819
...observation, that " one man is born with a silver spoon in his mouth, and another with a wooden ladle '" " Nay," said he, " Will, you are wrong : rather say, " There is a tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune." " Do you suppose, now, that if I had sat still...
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Guilty Or Not Guilty, Or, A Lesson for Husbands: A Tale, Volume 2

Ann Julia Hatton - 1822
...had a great passion for dramatic poetry. He well remembered Shakespeare's assertion " There is a tide in the affairs of men, that, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune." How could he tell but this might be the tide of his affairs ? At any rate, he determined...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of William Hayley, esq: the ..., Volume 1

William Hayley - 1823
...by a manager. It may, in the end, " be better than mere flattery ; as Shakspeare says, " ' There is a tide in the affairs of men, " ' That taken at the flood leads on to fortune. ' " I will not lose this appearance of a most unexpected and " prosperous tide, by any negligence...
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Softness, by the author of 'Hardness'.

Charles Henry Knox - History - 1842
...have got into a Gaol, and the interest of the tale commences. Now is the ball at our loot'. " There is a tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune.' The ride of taste in modern novels is loaded with the outpourings of the sewers, and now,...
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Harry Mowbray

Knox (Charles Henry, Captain) - English fiction - 1843 - 382 pages
...for his glory was not guite complete until Lady Madelaine arrived : he evidently thought, " There is a tide in the affairs of men, That taken at the flood, leads on to fortune/' and as clearly considered that his tide was at the flood, spring-tides and a lee-shore into...
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The spirit of the polka

Charles Henry Knox - 1845
...a license to marry an heiress, and a curacy a firman for a choice among beauties, so strong did the 'tide, in the affairs of men, that taken at the flood leads on to FORTUNE,' set in that direction. But the fair Pythonesses, .somewhat ran away with the subject, the...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 47

English literature - 1846
...friends far away. Let us drink to the year that is fled ! THE RAILROAD HEIRESS. BY MKS. A BUY. " THERE is a tide in the affairs of men, that, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune :" so says Shakspeare, and so have I experienced ; my bark is launched on a river which, like...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...religion's vacant place With hollow form, and gesture, and grimace. COWPER. CHANCE FORTUNE. There is a tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune ; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. 3. 'Will fortune...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...religion's vacant place With hollow form, and gesture, and grimace. COWPER. CHANCE FORTUNE. 1. There is a tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune ; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries. 2. Will fortune...
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Backgammon, by captain Crawley

George Frederick Pardon - 1858
...dice given, the number of chances that fall to the lot of sanguine individuals who wait for the " Tide in the affairs of men, That, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune." ODDS. What are they, so long as you are happy ? DIE. A cube of spotted ivory, and...
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