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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Calamity
 
Calamity is man’s true touchstone.  Beaumont and Fletcher.  1
Calamity is the touchstone of a brave mind.  2
Calamity’s virtue’s opportunity.  Seneca.  3
The deliberations of calamity are rarely wise.  Burke.  4
What appear to be calamities are often the sources of fortune.  Benjamin Disraeli.  5
 
 
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