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Such was the creation of that mirage of wealth, the "Tennessee land," which all his days and for long afterward would lie just ahead-a golden vision, its name the single watchword of the family fortunes-the dream fading with years, only materializing at last as a theme in a story of phantom riches, The Gilded Age.
Their wants being tolerably modest, they had not been tempted to strive for the glory of building up commercial fortunes-the most obvious career open to young Americans.
The art of the heroic age, then, as represented in Homer, connects itself, on the one side, with those fabulous jewels so prominent in mythological story, and entwined sometimes so oddly in its representation of human fortunes-the necklace of Eriphyle, the necklace of Helen, which Menelaus, it was said, offered at Delphi to Athene Pronoea, on the eve of his expedition against Troy-mythical objects, indeed, but which yet bear witness even thus early to the aesthetic susceptibility of the Greek temper.

Examples of Fortunes-the

Example #1
Yet for once John Clemens saw clearly, and if his dream did not come true he was in no wise to blame.
Example #2
The land is priceless now, and a corporation of the Clemens heirs is to-day contesting the title of a thin fragment of it-about one thousand acres-overlooked in some survey.
Example #3
They had, indeed, embraced no career at all, and if summoned to give an account of themselves would, perhaps, have found it hard to tell any very impressive story.
Example #4
Gordon Wright, indeed, had inherited a large estate.
Example #5
But, on the other hand, the art of the heroic age connects itself also with the actual early beginnings [201] of artistic production.
Example #6
Homer's artistic descriptions, though enlarged by fancy, are not wholly imaginary, and the extant remains of monuments of the earliest historical age are like lingering relics of that dream in a tamer but real world.