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Quotation by Shakespeare
Since I was man,
Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder,
Such groans of roaring wind and rain, I never
Remember to have heard. Man's nature cannot carry
Th'affliction nor the fear.
William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Kent, in King Lear, act 3, sc. 2, l. 45-9.
Describing the storm as more than human nature can bear ("carry").
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