Divine Providence sends the chiefest benefits under the mask of calamities.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) American essayist, lecturer, poet
“The Fortune of the Republic,” lecture, Boston (30 Mar 1878)


Final version of a lecture first given in 1863, and his last public speech.

 
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