Memoirs Of A Manager (volume 1-2); Or, Life's Stage With New Scenery by Henry Lee

Memoirs Of A Manager (volume 1-2); Or, Life's Stage With New Scenery

byHenry Lee

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1830. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IV. "TLfre is a tide in the sfiYirs of Man " Which tukeu at the flood leads on to Fortune f These lines have been often quoted, and they are produced now, merely to confirm the remark, that many of the principal actions and incidents of our lives, originate in seeming trifles, and that the most important events in which we are interested, are often influenced by matters as uncertain as the turn of a die; and at the periods when they occur, frequently revolve on points or pivots, that are scarcely perceptible ! To me at least, this is at times pleasing food for contemplation, and most certainly an innocent and lasting source of amusement, as well as a very effective method of perfecting the judgment and thereby adding considerably to the highest blessings of our existence ! Whenever I look back for thirty, forty, or fifty years, and consider the long list of early associates, old friends, and former acquaintance ! I heave a sigh for those I have lost,--those who are dead, or have been unfortunate ; and my heart beats with pleasure when I hear of the health and welfare of all those whom I have long known, esteemed, and well respected. These remarks in the first instance, particularly apply to parents, relatives, and early friends : then follow the alliances and connexions of after years, whose powers encrease with their duration, and finally establish their influence over the heart by the frequent recollection of many former pleasurable sensations ! Whenever any place is accidentally recalled to my mind, it suggests to me circumstances that formerly occurred in it. I cannot even take up a map and fix my eye on any particular spot, without a crowd of ideas and associations that bring with them the remembrance of past joys and previous delights.--I ...

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Title:Memoirs Of A Manager (volume 1-2); Or, Life's Stage With New SceneryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217019889

ISBN - 13:9780217019880

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