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I saw a poet chase a butterfly in a meadow. He put his net on a bench where a boy sat reading a book. It's a misfortune that it is ...
As fathers commonly go, it is seldom a misfortune to be fatherless; and considering the general run of sons, as seldom a misfortun ...
No one has the right to be sorry for himself for a misfortune that strikes everyone.
Is suffering so very serious? I have come to doubt it. It may be quite childish, a sort of undignified pastime--I'm referring to t ...
To love a fool is a misfortune, but does not make one a fool.
It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, ...
Put up at the moment of greatest suffering a prayer, not for thy own escape, but for the enfranchisement of some being dear to the ...
On the whole, "organic" illnesses of the body are viewed as a misfortune over which the victim has little control. Not so for "men ...
Now you become my boredom and my failure,
Another way of suffering, a risk,
A heavier-than-air hypostasis.
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune ... to lose both seems like carelessness.
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