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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
Le chagrin monte en croupe et galope avec lui.
  Trouble rides behind and gallops with him.
        Boileau—Epître. V. 44.
This peck of troubles.
        Cervantes—Don Quixote. Pt. II. Ch. LIII.
Jucunda memoria est præteritorum malorum.
  The memory of past troubles is pleasant.
        Cicero—De Finibus. Bk. II. 32.
You may batter your way through the thick of the fray,
  You may sweat, you may swear, you may grunt;
You may be a jack-fool, if you must, but this rule
  Should ever be kept at the front;—
Don’t fight with your pillow, but lay down your head
And kick every worriment out of the bed.
        Edmund Vance Cooke—Don’t take your Troubles to Bed.
I survived that trouble so likewise may I survive this one.
        Complaint of Deor. II. 7. Stopford Brooke’s rendering in modern English.
  Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety.
        Euripides—Andromeda. 10. 2. (Fragm.)
Die Müh’ist klein, der Spass ist gross.
  The trouble is small, the fun is great.
        Goethe—Faust. I. 21. 218.
  Man is born unto trouble, as the sparks fly upward.
        Job. V. 7.
Curæ leves loquuntur, ingentes stupent.
  Light troubles speak; immense troubles are silent.
        Seneca—Hippolytus. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 607.
Dubiam salutem qui dat adflictis negat.
  He who tenders doubtful safety to those in trouble refuses it.
        Seneca—Œdipus. CCXIII.
To take arms against a sea of troubles.
        Hamlet. Act III. Sc. 1. L. 59. Sea of troubles found in Euripides—Hippolytus.

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