This misfortune you find is of your own manufacture.
Keep hold of what you have, it will harm no other,
for hatred comes home to the hand that chose it.
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The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books
happiness nature Nature
The door could not be heard slamming; they had probably left it open, as is the custom in homes where a great misfortune has occurred.
The higher man is distinguished from the lower by his fearlessness and his readiness to challenge misfortune.
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Then again, she had-through a bizarre combination of skill, dumb luck and incredible misfortune-managed to build up a file any Debunker would envy.
What a tribute this is to art; what a misfortune this is for history.
(In reference to Shakespeare's 'Richard III')