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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
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  Adversity tries men, and virtue strives for glory through adverse circumstances, undeterred by hard obstacles.  1
  Away with delay; the chance of great fortune is short-lived.  2
  Brave men ought not to be cast down by adversity.  3
  It is noble and so regarded both among nations and individuals to keep faith in adversity.  4
  The wheel of time rolls downward through various changes.  5
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