Substitute "she" for "he," "woman" for "man". It's unisexually applicable to being a young lawyer to me.
"He was at a starting-point which makes many a man's career a fine subject for betting, if there were any gentlemen given to that amusement who could appreciate the complicated probabilities of an arduous purpose, with all the possible thwartings and furtherings of circumstance, all of the niceties of inner balance, by which a man swims and makes his point or else is carried headlong."
Plumb The Swell
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