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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Events
 
Certain signs precede certain events.
        Cicero.—Certis rebus, &c.
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’Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore,
And coming events cast their shadows before.
        Campbell.—Lochiel.
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Great events have sent before them their announcements.
        Calderon.—Life’s a dream, by Trench, Act III.
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This is a time of no events. Not a robbery or murder to be had.
        Swift.—To Dr. Stopford, 26th November, 1725.
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