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Geoffrey Chaucer
This wrecched worldes transmutacioun, As wele or wo, now povre and now honour, Withouten ordre or wys discrecioun Governed is by Fortunes errour. B...Rate it

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Zora Bernice May Cross
Dame Fortune’s jade with a fanciful horn Of silver ambitions she warns of the flame; With pearls for the princes and tears night and morn For poor ...Rate it

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Song of Fortune VI
Khalil Gibran
Man and I are sweethearts He craves me and I long for him, But alas! Between us has appeared A rival who brings us misery. She is cruel and dem...Rate it

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To A Gentleman That Only Upon The Sight Of The Author's Writing, Had Given A Character Of His Person And Judgment Of His Fortune. Illustrissimo Vero Domino Lanceloto Josepho De Maniban Grammatomantis
Andrew Marvell
Quis posthac chartae committat sensa loquaci, Si sua crediderit Fata subesse stylo? Conscia si prodat Seribentis Litera sortem, Quicquid & in vita ...Rate it

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Addressed To A Young Man Of Fortune Who Abandoned Himself To An Indolent And Causeless Melancholy
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Hence that fantastic wantonness of woe, O Youth to partial Fortune vainly dear! To plunder'd Want's half-shelter'd hovel go, Go, and some hunger-bi...Rate it

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An Occasional Prologue, Delivered Previous To The Performance Of 'The Wheel Of Fortune' At A Private Theatre
George Gordon Lord Byron
Since the refinement of this polish'd age Has swept irnmortal raillery from the stage; Since taste has now expunged licentious wit, Which stamp'd d...Rate it

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An Ode To Fortune
Eugene Field
O Lady Fortune! 't is to thee I call, Dwelling at Antium, thou hast power to crown The veriest clod with riches and renown, And change a triumph to...Rate it

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Celebrate Good Fortune
Wallace Dean LaBenne
Wish everyone good luck, whoever they may be There's no call for envy It's for the potpourri Pay tribute to triumph, whatever unique name There's n...Rate it

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Elegy X. To Fortune, Suggesting His Motive for Repining at Her Dispensations
William Shenstone
Ask not the cause why this rebellious tongue Loads with fresh curses thy detested sway! Ask not, thus branded in my softest song, Why stands the fl...Rate it

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Elegy XX. He Compares His Humble Fortune With the Distress of Others
William Shenstone
Why droops this heart with fancied woes forlorn? Why sinks my soul beneath this wintry sky? What pensive crowds, by ceaseless labours worn, What my...Rate it

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Fortune And Wisdom
Friedrich Schiller
Enraged against a quondam friend, To Wisdom once proud Fortune said "I'll give thee treasures without end, If thou wilt be my friend instead." "...Rate it

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Fortune Cast
Kurt Philip Behm
Writing my own ticket… a coupon from the past The numbers all decoded, my gate approaching fast Walking down the gangway, my seat by fortune cast...Rate it

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Fortune Found
Donald Loudon
While looking over forgotten lore, The weary eyes got lost; The count numbered many score, Mental exhaustion the cost; Pitching one aside in anoth...Rate it

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Fortune Is Not My Fate
Ehsan Sehgal
I often whisper, to myself; I wish I could talk with You Face to face I wish I could hold your shoulders In my arms I wish I could empower your lip...Rate it

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Fortune Of War
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
NOUGHT more accursed in war I know Than getting off scot-free; Inured to danger, on we go In constant victory; We first unpack, then pack again, ...Rate it

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Fortune of War
Herbert Asquith
THE far guns boom: shell-struck the church is rolled Skyward athunder, dust of rose and gold: The staring villa stands. So goes the War: The limeli...Rate it

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Fortune Of Words
Kurt Philip Behm
The writing, compensates itself in the writer Every word an inheritance, each phrase self-endowed (Dreamsleep: April, 2020)Rate it

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Fortune Smiles
Thomas Dekker
Fortune smiles, cry holiday, Dimples on her cheeks do dwell, Fortune frowns, cry welladay, Her love is heaven, her hate is hell: Since heaven and h...Rate it

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Fortune Strikes In The Desert
Nikhil Parekh
Volumes of slippery sand escaped from my fist, parched silver mud devoured me in entirety, flaming Sunlight stripped reserve quota of energy, en...Rate it

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Fortune's Statue
Mikolaj Sep Szarzynski
She's mistress of all: Rule of this earth To her is entrusted; Fortune she's called. But for her, Maia's son, whom She grants gifts, be naught. Man...Rate it

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Fortune's Treachery
Yehudah HaLevi
When Fortune's shield protects you, then beware -- Tomorrow, for your foot she sets a snare. Her gift, an eaglet's pinion -- now your flight, Anon,...Rate it

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Good Fortune
Larry Covington
I am a simple man, drifting thru both time and space Wondering what might come tomorrow, on that different day. I've held you in my arms and kisse...Rate it

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Hurricane fortune
Hiabu Hassebu
Watershed court, a street, with no outlet my beloved residence, full of townhouses. In two thousand three, moved to town house 8643. Until Isabel h...Rate it

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In Defiance of Fortune
Queen Elizabeth I
Never think you fortune can bear the sway Where virtue's force can cause her to obey. Rate it

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Jupiter And Fortune.
Mary Barber
Once Jupiter, from out the Skies, Beheld a thousand Temples rise; The Goddess Fortune all invok'd, To Jove an Altar seldom smoak'd: The God resolv'...Rate it

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