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A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
There is no sorrow more grievous than the death of one's spirit.
Jealousy is a grievous passion that jealously seeks what causes grief.
It is misleading to discuss recent changes in family life without emphasizing the fact that for generations some Americans have ha ...
Through my fault, my most grievous fault.
[Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa.]
I do the wrong, and first begin to brawl.
The secret mischiefs that I set abroach
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I am sick of singing; the bays burn deep and chafe: I am fain
To rest a little from praise and grievous pleasure and pain.
Roosevelt could always keep ahead with his work, but I cannot do it, and I know it is a grievous fault, but it is too late to reme ...
They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observ ...
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