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It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There is something cold and chilling in the supports which pride and philosophy alone can afford under the calamities of life.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
The man who brought these calamities on his country was not a mere visionary or a mere swindler.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
The small production of Campbell may be partly explained by his domestic calamities.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The burden and mystery of life lay heavily on him—its lasting calamities and vanishing joys, its trials and disappointments.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Seventy-four, Sir; I have lived to see great calamities, both as regards others and myself.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
And then again he remembered his manifold calamities, and burrowed and wallowed in the sense of his disgrace and shame.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Are you ready by your resistance to hand over our beloved country to innumerable calamities, and cause the shedding of blood?
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Its realization would bring humanity to the greatest calamities.
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARELEO TOLSTOY
(It is generally agreed that) all calamities, sufferings, griefs and similar evils are aggravated in proportion to their duration.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)

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