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Calamity, 1) great misfortune: “too well I feel the different plague of each c.” John III, 4, 60. “sticking together in c.” John III, 4, 60 “so armed to bear the tidings of c.” R2 III, 2, 105. “we must find an evident c., though we had our wish,” Cor. V, 3, 112. “thou art wedded to c.” Rom. III, 3, 3. “his wits are drowned and lost in his --ies,” Tim. IV, 3, 89.
2) misery: “there is no true cuckold but c.” Tw. I, 5, 57. “and free my country from c.” H6A I, 2, 81. “why should c. be full of words?” R3 IV, 4, 126. “you are transported by c.” Cor. I, 1, 77. “makes c. of so long life,” Hml. III, 1, 69.
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