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Man of Destiny (The)


Napoleon I. (1761, 1804–1814, died 1821). He looked on himself as an instrument in the hands of destiny.

“The Man of Destiny … had power for a time to bind kings with chains, and nobles with fetters of iron.”—Sir Walter Scott.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Man Proposes
Man Threefold
Man in Black (The)
Man in the Iron Mask (The)
Man in the Moon (The)
Man of Belial
Man of Blood
Man of Blood and Iron (The)
Man of Brass (The)
Man of December
Man of Destiny (The)
Man of Feeling
Man of Letters (A)
Man of Remnants (A)
Man of Ross
Man of Salt
Man of Sedan
Man of Silence (The)
Man of Sin (The)
Man of Straw (A)
Man of the Hill (The)

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Man of Destiny